Poised to impact the world in a big way, Karen is the Co-Founder of TONL, and has been recognized as an industry revolutionary, disrupter and challenger to the status quo.

Karen considers herself a social entrepreneur who’s mission is to empower her community. Honored for her work, Karen has been featured among Inc’s 30 Under 30 List, in ForbesPOPSUGARAdweek and more. Through her many pursuits, Karen is continually driving to build bridges, connect others, tell stories and serve the underserved.

Come join us as we get to know this powerful young Changemaker and gain some inspiration to create the kind of change that’s important to you!

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Sep 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Admission: $5-$10


Columbia Tower Club, 701 5th Avenue


Karen Okonkwo is a first-generation Nigerian-American entrepreneur owning several businesses in the online sector. Her latest business venture, TONL, is a stock photography business that aims to provide diverse images of people all around the world while also trying to tell their stories. Her expertise centers around business development, marketing and event planning. Community and philanthropy are what drives Karen. She believes that representation matters and has visited companies and conferences like REI, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Women In Digital, University of Washington and more to speak on the importance of diversity & inclusion on and offline.


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