She is also the Founder of Women Entrepreneurs Inc., an organization dedicated to helping women business owners succeed through education, networking and advocacy.
Kerrigan is a native of New York, and holds a BA degree in Political Science from Cortland College (SUNY). She resides in Northern Virginia.
Karen Kerrigan is widely known for developing collaborative relationships with business associations, public policy groups, media, government, advocacy organizations and the private sector that have led to substantive reforms and initiatives to help encourage and sustain entrepreneurship across the globe. Kerrigan was listed on the "Best Friends in D.C." list for small business owners and was presented with the "Small Business Advocate of the Year" award by the New York Enterprise Report.