Karen Snow

Karen Snow, Green Templeton College student profileDPhil Social Policy and Intervention

Karen Snow is a researcher and practitioner with more than 20 years of experience designing and implementing programmes for government and corporate clients, including USAID, DFID, the UN, and Motorola. She is undertaking a DPhil at Oxford to design a digital behaviour change intervention for better parenting in Sub-Saharan Africa. She specialises in behaviour change, social norms and gender inclusion.

Snow most recently served as founder and Executive Director at For Common Cause, a charity for social mobility that helped people experiencing poverty to build economic opportunities by providing volunteer support, professional networks, skills training and cash transfers. She was shortlisted for Women of the Year in the Pioneer category by Red Magazine in 2015.

She received two Master’s degrees from the LSE, the first in Political Sociology, and the second in Social and Cultural Psychology.

Contact: karen.snow@spi.ox.ac.uk