Karen Russell‘s a Harvard-trained lawyer at Davis Wright Tremaine. She is the Firm-Wide Manager of Diversity Initiatives. Karen also works as an Inclusion consultant to help clients develop “best practice” proactive strategies for managing inclusion, diversity and multi-cultural issues. Karen is the proud Daughter of NBA legend Bill Russell, who was the first African-American coach in pro sports. He won eleven championships in thirteen years using a mentoring and teamwork model. Karen uses her Dad’s winning leadership principles in her work. In addition to blogging on the Huffington Post, Karen’s actively involved in charity work.