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Dr. Karla Duran was raised in North Texas and has been residing in San Antonio, Texas for the past twenty years. She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, a Dual MBA in International Business and Management and a Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management with a minor in Spanish. She has been an Professor for ten years at the University of the Incarnate Word teaching business courses to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.
Karla enjoys giving back to the community and serves on the Board of Directors for the Bexar County Family Justice Center as the Secretary of the Board. Karla also serves on The City of San Antonio’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission. As a member of the Board of Directors for the Hispanic Women’s Network, Karla serves as the Historian.
Karla is both an alumna and currently serves on the steering committees for both the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Alex Briseno Leadership Development Program and the Latina Leadership Institute. Karla also served as the Vice President for the Northside Independent School District Educational Improvement Counci in 2018.