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Karen Terry

Karen Terry

  • Coach, MS in Learning and Organizational Change Program
  • ELOC Coach Educator
  • Owner, Karen Terry - Transitions Coaching


Karen came to Northwestern and MSLOC after an initial career in marketing and communications where she was an award-winning scriptwriter and video producer. Since 2008 she has been a life and human effectiveness coach, working with individuals to become better leaders, partners, team members, and employees. A lifelong learner herself, Karen is dedicated to fostering the systems, services, and conversations that support adults to stay meaningfully engaged in the world; she is president of the Board of Directors at The Village Chicago, a non-profit committed to helping Chicagoans successfully navigate the new longevity. She is also a human emergence coach with the Wright Foundation and adjunct faculty at Wright Graduate University. Karen completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan; she has advanced degrees from Northwestern (MA) and Wright Graduate University (MA, Ed.D.)