President & CEO
Karen Basha Egozi is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Epilepsy Florida and has been working on behalf of patients with epilepsy and their families since 2005. As the organization’s chief executive, Karen manages the efforts of a team of over 35 employees in seven offices throughout the state who provide direct services to citizens in 36 of Florida’s 67 counties, with statewide responsibility for all 426,000 Floridians with epilepsy.
From 2013-2015 Karen served as a director on the board of Josh Provides, an organization dedicated to helping patients with epilepsy, and served on the Board of Governors for the Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Before joining Epilepsy Florida, Karen managed a $129 million budget as the Vice President of Administration for the Early Learning Coalition Miami-Dade/Monroe. As Chief Executive Officer of the Voices for Children Foundation, a fundraising organization dedicated to championing the Guardian Ad Litem Program of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. Karen has served as Board Chair of Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center and as the federally appointed Housing Committee Chair for the Federal Home Bank of Atlanta from 2003-2006. Other leadership positions have included board members of Guardian Ad Litem Florida State Association and Trustee of the Endowment Committee Chair for Voices for Children. She is a graduate of Florida State University.Read More