Over the years Karah Pedersen has developed a strong record as a health project director and senior strategist. She has assisted a number of global companies with their growth and to help them achieve more than they ever thought possible. It is Karah’s results-oriented management style and the excellent leadership skills she has developed over more than 15 years working in the global health and development field that has made the difference for many.
During her career, Karah Pedersen worked with Ipas, as Senior Manager for their Youth Program. Ipas is a global health organization that provides reproductive health and human rights programs for adolescent girls and young women in 16 countries. She also has worked with FHI 360 as their Knowledge Services manager. FHI 360 is a health and development organization with more than 5,000 people working in more than 60 countries. In her position, Karah was responsible for developing digital collaboration solutions. Karah has also worked on the Interagency Youth Working Group’s activities to disseminate and advocate for youth SRH evidence-based practices.
Karah Pedersen places a lot of stock on developing strong relationships with a diverse assortment of stakeholders in any organization, including senior executives, partners and venture capitalists and other investors. That is probably why she considers her greatest strengths to be her ability to manage people and to implement new programs. However, she is also not afraid to shake things up and change those things that need to be changed to move an organization forward. Karah Pedersen actually enjoys being faced with finding a solution to complex problems that others may try to avoid.