Boys Hope Girls Hope
Karen Bond was named the executive director of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore in 2017, and in the same year she became the first African-American woman to serve as president of the Executive Alliance. She was its vice president from 2015 to 2017.
During her one-year term as president, the alliance proposed a resolution in the Maryland Legislature aimed at increasing the number of women on corporate boards.
Bond, the current chair of the Baltimore City Women’s Commission, is coaching a group of young women seeking to be leaders in the city. As chair, she directs 18 co-chairs on nine committees with about 125 members.