Meet the Joint Venture Team
Director, Public Sector Climate Initiatives
Executive Director, Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance (SVEDA); Chief Program Officer
Kara has 20 years of experience in the government and nonprofit sectors, where she has worked on a broad range of public policy issues. Prior to Joint Venture, she was Director of Economic Vitality and Health Policy at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, where she worked on federal, state and local policy issues. Kara was formerly a consultant and policy analyst in Sacramento and in Washington, DC.
She holds an MPA from the University of New Hampshire and a BA from Plymouth State University.