Karin Firoza

Photo of Karin Firoza. They are earing a white headscarf, orange pants, a black shirt, and a dark patterned jacket.

Karin Firoza joined the Community & Inclusion team in spring 2021 as Director of Special Projects, working collaboratively across the BU community to identify opportunities and design major initiatives essential to advancing the University’s commitment to an inclusive and equitable community.

Prior to arriving at BU, Karin spent over 10 years working in higher education and nonprofit management across the greater Boston area. She served most recently as director of the Center for Intercultural Engagement and Social Justice Resources at Northeastern University, working with a broad base of students, staff, and faculty to build capacity for training and education on a broad range of D&I topics, to develop educational programs, and steer strategic initiatives. She also has experience consulting with K-12 and higher education institutions on establishing inclusive school climates guided by structural and relational strategies.

Karin has an MBA from Northeastern and a bachelor’s in economics and religion from Wellesley College.