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consultant , Public relations executive

Karen Conway, Chinese public relations executive, consultant. Recipient Outstanding Media Coverage award Leukemia Society of America, 1988-1989, Gaspar award American Cancer Society, 1989, National Honor Citation for Operation Oatmeal, 1990.

Background

Conway, Karen was born on December 27, 1959 in Taipei, Taiwan. Came to the United States, 1970. Daughter of Charles Edwin and Kim Chin (Chen) Conway.

Education

Student, Southern Methodist University, 1978. Associate of Arts in Apparel Design, El Centro College, 1981. Student, Brookhaven College, 1982.

Career

Freelance fashion illustrator, Dallas, 1980-1982. Communications clerk Nationwide Advertising Services, 1982. Director public relations Wilson Company Public Relations & Advertising, 1983-1986.

Director marketing and communications West End Marketplace, since 1986. Member sightseeing committee Dallas Convention and Visitor Bureau's Discover American International Pow Wow, 1988. Member promotions committee West End Association, Dallas, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Publicity director Beatle City Museum, 1987-1988. Publicity chairman The Great Kazoo Revue, 1988-1991.

Membership

Board directors American Cancer Society, Dallas, since 1990, member public relations communications committee, since 1988, co-chair communications committee, 1996. Vice chairman communications committee Great American Smokeout, 1985-1990, co-chair, 1989. Vice chairman communications committee Leukemia Society, Dallas, 1988-1991, chairman public education and information committee, 1991-1993.

Board directors Arts Dsit. Friends, since 1996, Dallas Fort Worth Area Tourism Council, since 1996. Member International Council Shopping Centers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading mystery and spy thrillers, painting, designing.

Connections

father:
Charles Edwin Conway

mother:
Kim Chin (Chen) Conway