What can Karen do for you?

Are you searching for a Keynote or special events speaker for your upcoming Conference & Fundraiser, Buddy Walk®, Self-Advocate, Medical Professional, Educator and/or School & College event?

Karen Gaffney will lend her nationally acclaimed presentation skills to inform and inspire members of your organization and community. She is a well-loved and popular Advocate who’s swimming and professional accomplishments are inspiring Parents, Educators, Medical Professionals, Business Leaders, and other Advocates worldwide. Her talks to a variety of audiences have changed hearts and minds about what Down syndrome is all about today. Learn More »

Recent Events

January 23, 2021

OneLife LA Walk for Life – The Joy of Life
Virtual Gathering over Zoom

January 13, 2021

Wise Organization Webinar
Journey to Live a Purpose Driven Life

November 20, 2020

OHSU Medical School Panel
Web-ex meeting: OHSU/UCEDD Presentation to Medical Students
Panelist and presenter Understanding Down Syndrome

November 19, 2020

Best Buddies Oregon, Champions of Inclusion
Virtual Presentation and online auction

November 12, 2020

Clark County Title 11 Education Group
Zoom Meeting: Continuing Education for Guardians Ad Litem
Presenter: Building a Purpose Driven Life

November 4, 2020

The Town Club
Luncheon Speaker: What Down syndrome is all about today!

October 7, 2020

Clark County 20th Annual Celebration of Disability Awareness Month
Zoom Meeting Keynote Presenter Advocating for Employment

July 25, 2020

Down Syndrome Connection Bay Area – Peninsula
5th Anniversary Celebration – Keynote presenter

June 4, 2020

King County Bar Association
Title 11 Guardian Ad Litem Training
Zoom Meeting Presenter: Building a Purpose Driven Life

March 7, 2020

Arkansas State University Howling Gala
Keynote presenter for Gala and Auction benefiting ASU’s HOWL Program

January 25, 2020

Oregon Right To Life
Keynote presenter for March for Life
Salem, Oregon

Upcoming Events

March 30, 2021

Wise Online Academy
Training for Employment Consultants and Job Developers
Webinar Session: Employment – The Next Big Horizon for People with Intellectual Disabilities