Karen Prescod

Karen Prescod

As an Award-Winning Community Leader, Author, Speaker, and Coach, Karen Prescod lives a fully expressed life.

Born and raised In Trinidad & Tobago, Karen, aka The Bowtie Gurl, believes in our ability to harness the power of our minds to create a life of truth and authenticity.

An entrepreneur and socialpreneur Karen is the C.E.O. and Founder of Bowtie Kids™, a for-impact organization inspiring courage and confidence in children living with chronic pain, and founder and Chief Statement Maker of the fashion brand The Bowtie Gurl ™ -BE Courageous. BE Confident. BE You.

Karen serves as Chair of the Social Impact Council at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, is the Founding Chair of the Women's Council, and is the creator of the Excuse Me That's My Seat conference. She is a past chair of the Gay and Lesbian Business Exchange Council (GLBX). She has held numerous leadership positions serving on the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, the Government Affairs Committee, and Nominating Committee.

She is the Co-Vice Chair of the N.S.U. M.P.A. in Nonprofit Advisory Board and past Chair of the Homelessness Committee on the Broward Sheriff's Office, Social Justice Taskforce.

Karen has also been named one of Fort Lauderdale's Powerful Women by Gold Coast Media Group and featured in numerous media campaigns as an advocate for various groups and organizations in the diverse Fort Lauderdale community.

Karen has received numerous Awards, including the Seahawk Community Ambassador Award from Keiser University, Jason Jenkins Tomorrow Legacy Awards, and South Florida Business & Wealth Prestigious Women Award.

Karen is married to Tracey Prescod and has a 31-year-old daughter.