Kareen is a co-Founder of Believe in Belize.  She is a clinical child psychologist who is in full-time private practice in Bethesda, Maryland.  She graduated with her doctorate in 1995 from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Before starting her private practice, she worked at Prince Georges Hospital Center in the Child Mental Health Program.  Kareen also worked as a psychologist on a multidisciplinary team at the Georgetown University Child Development Center.  By co-founding Believe in Belize, she is looking forward to applying her clinical experience in child psychology to support Belizean children and their families on their educational journey.  Kareen loves taking long nature walks, curling up with a good book, and cooking Mediterranean food.