Karel S. Karpe, JD

Karel is an experienced nonprofit professional with a diverse background in the legal, corporate, and nonprofit sectors. After years spent as a corporate lawyer, Karel joined the nonprofit ranks and brought her expertise to help organizations increase their capacity and impact. Karel has deep experience in all aspects of nonprofit leadership, including development, programming, and grants. Karel’s philanthropic competencies include all aspects of fundraising including donor engagement, special events, corporate contributions, foundation grants, marketing, and communications.

As Sharp Again moves into its second decade, Karel will be responsible for the development and execution of philanthropic and engagement goals. She is passionate about Sharp Again’s mission of educating, empowering, and supporting lifestyle changes that improve and preserve brain health.

Karel holds a B.A. in Economics from the State University of New York, and a J.D. (cum laude) from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

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