Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson

Senior Program Officer

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Karen Johnson is a Senior Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Karen's work centers around increasing the availability of efficacious, adoptable, and scalable solutions in K-9 math. A key focus for Karen is scaling high-impact tutoring to serve students who are Black, Latino, and/or students experiencing poverty. Previously, Karen spent a decade marketing and building K-12 digital tools in social studies, science, math and language arts. She has a BA from Willamette University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.