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Karen Nussbaum

Karen Nussbaum, American federal agency administrator. Named to Ohio Women's Hall of Fame, 1984.


  • Nussbaum, Karen was born on April 25, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Myron G. and Annette (Brenner) Nussbaum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Goddard College, 1973.


    • Executive director 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women, 1973-1993. President district 925 Service Employees International Union, 1975-1993. Director Women's Bureau United States Department Labor, Washington, since 1993.


    • Co-author: Solutions for the New Work Force: Policies for a New Social Contract, 9 to 5: The Working Woman's Guide to Office Survival.


    • Married Ira Arlook; children: Gene, Jack, Eleanor.
    • father: Myron G. Nussbaum
    • mother: Annette (Brenner) Nussbaum
    • spouse: Ira Arlook
    • children: Gene Nussbaum
    • Jack Nussbaum
    • Eleanor Nussbaum
    Karen Nussbaum
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    Born April 25, 1950
    (age 67)