Faculty Member

Karen Minden

C.M., PhD, is an advisor and consultant in the field of social entrepreneurship and philanthropy with special expertise in youth mental health. She was Founding CEO of Pine River Institute and Pine River Foundation. Karen has a broad foundation in research, public policy, philanthropy and international relations. She was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2010, for her contributions to addiction treatment programs for adolescents in Ontario, and for building closer economic partnerships between Canada and the Asia Pacific region during her career as professor and foundation executive. She received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. She currently serves as an advisor to several mental health initiatives.

Events with Karen Minden

Luminaries on Demand
Open Dates

Lunch with Luminaries is a FREE webinar series to share different perspectives on a variety of topics of interest to our community. These talks pay homage to early Haven days where co-founders Ben and Jock invited various thought leaders into conversation – sometimes they agreed with the ideas shared and sometimes they didn’t. We think this spirit of curiosity and generosity is an important core value we hold, and we’re excited to recreate this concept today with time and space-transcending technology! Each webinar has a Haven Host who introduces or interviews the guest speaker, and in some cases takes Q&A…