Karen Moore

Program Manager, Youth Livelihoods

Karen manages a portfolio of Youth Livelihoods projects at the Foundation, focussing on fostering access to skills development, jobs and business opportunities, and financial inclusion. She has over 15 years’ experience as an advisor and researcher on a range of development policy issues, including childhood, youth and intergenerational poverty and well-being, education, financial inclusion, social protection, gender, and disability. Karen previously worked with Plan UK as Economic Security Adviser; with the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, based at UNESCO; and with the DFID-funded Chronic Poverty Research Centre, based at the Universities of Birmingham and Manchester in the UK. She holds BA and MSc degrees in development studies from the University of Toronto and the University of Bath, UK.