Karen Gonzalez is a Mexican born immigrant to the United States. Karen has dedicated her life to serving the community through different roles in both the public and private sectors, including working for members of Congress and House of Representatives in California and Georgia. Her passion for social equality led her to obtain her B.A in Political Science from San Jose State. In her free time, Karen enjoys serving animal shelters and organizations that support immigrant children and families. Karen is now living her dreams as the Experience Executive for The Oakland Roots and raising her inquisitive two-year-old daughter in the heart of the Bay.