Karin Firoza

In her role as the Director of Special Projects, Karin will engineer and design major initiatives that are essential to advancing BU’s commitment to establishing an inclusive and equitable community. She will work collaboratively with various members of the BU community to identify opportunities and design solutions.

Karin has spent over ten years working in the higher education and nonprofit management space in the Greater Boston area. Most recently, Karin served as the 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, including structural and relational strategies.

She has an MBA from Northeastern University where she focused on best practices for organizations that center equity and belonging for all constituents. She has a BA in Economics and Religion from Wellesley College.