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Kara Helander

Managing Director & Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Carlyle

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Kara Helander Biography

Kara Helander is a Managing Director and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. She is based in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Helander was a Managing Director at BlackRock, where she led the firm’s global inclusion and diversity, and philanthropy initiatives. Harvard Business School profiled those efforts she directed in the case study, “BlackRock: Diversity as a Driver of Success”. More recently, Ms. Helander consulted with organizations to develop corporate social responsibility and diversity strategies. She founded the Science of Diversity and Inclusion (SODI), a coalition of top companies and behavioral scientists working to design and test new approaches to accelerate diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Ms. Helander also led corporate social responsibility at Barclay’s Global Investors (BGI). Prior to BGI, she launched and led the Western Region for Catalyst in Silicon Valley.

She serves on the Board of Directors of Leading Educators.

Ms. Helander received her MBA from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and her BA from Vanderbilt University.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Kara Helander?

    Booking fees for Kara Helander, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kara Helander, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Managing Director & Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Carlyle

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Kara Helander Biography

Kara Helander is a Managing Director and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. She is based in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Helander was a Managing Director at BlackRock, where she led the firm’s global inclusion and diversity, and philanthropy initiatives. Harvard Business School profiled those efforts she directed in the case study, “BlackRock: Diversity as a Driver of Success”. More recently, Ms. Helander consulted with organizations to develop corporate social responsibility and diversity strategies. She founded the Science of Diversity and Inclusion (SODI), a coalition of top companies and behavioral scientists working to design and test new approaches to accelerate diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Ms. Helander also led corporate social responsibility at Barclay’s Global Investors (BGI). Prior to BGI, she launched and led the Western Region for Catalyst in Silicon Valley.

She serves on the Board of Directors of Leading Educators.

Ms. Helander received her MBA from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and her BA from Vanderbilt University.

Kara Helander Videos

  • Carlyle and Milken team up to push for diversity in asset management
  • Carlyles Kara Helander on Equality in the Workplace
  • Velocity Conference 2020 - Kara Helander - Keynote Speech

FAQs on booking Kara Helander

  • How to book Kara Helander?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kara Helander for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kara Helander, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kara Helander or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kara Helander?

    Booking fees for Kara Helander, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kara Helander, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kara Helander?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kara Helander for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kara Helander for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kara Helander or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kara Helander or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kara Helander is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kara Helander for your event is available upon request. Kara Helander generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Sarah Saska, Y-Vonne Hutchinson, Yai Vargas, Candi Castleberry-Singleton and Allyson Kapin. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kara Helander for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kara Helander Speaker Videos

  • Carlyle and Milken team up to push for diversity in asset management
    Carlyles Kara Helander on Equality in the Workplace
  • Velocity Conference 2020 - Kara Helander - Keynote Speech

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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