UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Kara Kooken

Director of Annual Giving

Kara Kooken

Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, Kara graduated from Davidson College in 1989 with a bachelor's degree in English. Kara has been working in educational fundraising since 1992. She began her development career in the PK-12 independent school sector and spent seven years at Forsyth Country Day School and Charlotte Country Day School before moving to Chapel Hill. In 1999, she became the director of the Annual Fund for the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill. She has been the director of Annual Giving at UNC Kenan-Flagler since 2009 and enjoys working with alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff to raise expendable annual revenue for the business school.
 
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