Karen joined Bridgewater in 2006 and heads Investment Research. She oversees teams of investors developing systematic insights on global markets and economies and is a regular author of Bridgewater's Daily Observations, with a focus on fixed income, monetary and fiscal policy, money and credit flows and portfolio construction. Karen received her AB from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs with a Certificate in Finance. She is an Atlantic Council Millennium Fellow and serves on the Board of Seeds of Peace, a nonprofit cultivating young leaders to transform conflict in the Middle East and South Asia. She was included in Fortune's 40 Under 40 most influential leaders in business.