Karina is a corporate social responsibility professional with a passion for building and executing strategies that yield the greatest social and business impact. As a 5 year Pandora veteran and a leader of their giving efforts, Karina finds herself in a dream role where she develops impactful programming while directing Pandora staff to address the pressing community needs through volunteerism.
Prior to the creation of her current role, Karina contributed to the Advertising and Learning and Development functions at Pandora with additional experience in events, marketing and communication.
When Karina isn't working, she enjoys attempting to train her Boxer Shepherd rescue, supporting the Oakland community and small businesses with her husband Brent, and attending concerts of emerging artists. Karina graduated with a New Media Communications degree from Oregon State University, and her first job out of college was at Nike where her dreams of buying shoes every Friday came true.
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