Emerging Leader Expert
Karen Hinds began her career preparing promising interns to enter and build strong careers in financial services companies and since then she has been working with organizations to help build and implement programs that mentor high-potential employees to career and leadership success. Known as the Emerging Leader Expert, Karen is the Founder and CEO of Workplace Success Group, an international firm that has been referred to as a training ground for future business leaders.
The company’s signature programs include Internship Ready™, New Hire Success, Leadership Ready™ and Leadership Applied. These programs help high-potential, emerging leaders to work more effectively with others, handle increasing levels of responsibilities, and take charge of their leadership growth.
Karen is also the author of four business books: A Young Adult’s Guide to the Global Workplace; The Leader’s Manual – A Young Adult’s Guide to the Global Workplace; Get Along, Get Ahead: 101 Courtesies for the New Workplace; and Networking for a Better Position & More Profit. Her company has worked with clients such as AmeriHealth Caritas, Turner Construction, Hamilton Sunstrand, Travelers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Caribbean Tourism Organization, and Harvard Business School Executive Education, to name a few.
Karen is also a visiting professor for the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University, and a frequent guest on Radio, TV and Podcasts. She is a former board member of the Connecticut chapter of The World Affairs Council.
Originally from the Caribbean island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Karen hosts a global women’s leadership conference in St. Vincent for a few years. It’s an opportunity to share her expertise with women from around the world and at the same time showcase the beauty and culture of her island. Karen lives in Connecticut with her husband and teenage son where they enjoy cooking and traveling together.