Karen Walrond is a speaker, photographer and the author of The Beauty of Different, a chronicle of imagery and portraiture, combined with written essays and observations on the concept that what makes us different makes us beautiful.

Convinced the media and cosmetic companies have it all wrong, in just three minutes, Karen proves how you can really be beautiful… Hint: you already are!

More About Karen Walrond

Karen WalrondKaren is a TEDxHouston speaker and a sought-after keynote speaker on topics such as parenthood, diversity, social media and women in leadership. Karen is also the author of Chookooloonks, an award-winning photoblog. Her fine art photography pieces and projects have been included in exhibits around the country.

Originally from Trinidad & Tobago, Karen currently lives in Houston, TX with Marcus (her English husband), Alex (her American daughter), and Rufus the Wonderdog. She’s a former engineer and an attorney, holding a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Houston.  She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the American Bar Association.

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