In this interactive workshop, participants will:
Karyn Thompson, Community Partnership Director
Karyn Thompson is the Community Partnership Director for Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest (JAUM). She has been with JAUM since 2006 & joined the organization after first being a JA volunteer. Karyn is a skilled relationship manager who works with Twin City organizations of all sizes. Discovering and aligning common goals is at the heart of her work which results in building and strengthening mutually beneficial partnerships.
Karyn has seen first-hand that the power of the collective JA effort; to help youth dream about opportunities that they have not been exposed to within their current sphere of influence helps them understand and conceptualize a future for themselves that can be anything they want it to be - is truly changing lives.
Prior to joining JA Karyn worked for ten years with the City of St. Paul Parks department at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Karyn has also worked for KTCA, channel 2 & 17.
Karyn attended college at Winona State University.
Karyn, her husband and 25 year old son live in Shoreview. She is a big Gophers Woman’s Hockey fan. Her
volunteer efforts include:
Minnesota Jump$tart Coalition; a non-profit bringing together individuals and organizations to improve the personal financial literacy of Minnesota’s youth
Twin Cities North Chamber
Chamber, Workforce Development Committee, member since 2011, Chair 2014-2016
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