Karen Sanders, MA

Senior Organizational Development Consultant/Lead

Karen leads WashU’s Applied Leadership team. She has three decades of experience in the areas of leadership and organizational effectiveness. Her capabilities include organizational assessment and design, physician and executive development, and large-scale change. Her expertise draws on prior leadership and consulting roles in health care, higher education, banking, government, commercial construction and global manufacturing.

Karen is certified in Lominger Leadership Architect, Leadership Effectiveness Assessment 360, Hogan 360 and Talent Development Suite, Birkman Method, Myer Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)-qualified, and CliftonStrengths by Gallup. She earned her Master of Arts in human resource management and a Bachelor of Science in business administration with an emphasis in management information systems.