Internationally acclaimed speaker and best-selling author Karen Siff Exkorn has been featured on Good Morning America, Today Show, The View, CNN, PBS, Nightline, CNN, CBS, NBC Nightly News and in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. As founder/CEO of KAS Consulting Inc. and Speak On, Karen leads corporate training programs and works one-on-one with Fortune 500 executives, authors, producers, film/music executives, and celebrities. Clients include top fashion industry leaders Armani, Ann Taylor, Bloomingdales, Louis Vuitton, Macy’s, Saks, and Tommy Hilfiger, in addition to GE Capital, Sony, and more. She has lectured and delivered keynote speeches at Brown University, Columbia University, UMASS Medical School, NYU and the United Nations. Karen is the author of the best-selling book, The Autism Sourcebook—Everything You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Treatment, Coping and Healing—From a Mother Whose Child Recovered (HarperCollins 2005) and the parody Fifty Two Shades of Blue-ish (Orange Press 2012). She is a contributing writer to Huffington Post and Today.com. Her play, Do This, is in production for an off-Broadway run. With a B.A. in Psychology from Brown University and an M.A. in Performance Studies from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, Karen is also a certified master practitioner of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and a Mindfulness coach.
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