Seattle's Child

Your guide to a kid-friendly city

Karen Summerville

Karen Summerville is a Seattle speaker and writer. She left the practice of law and became a career counselor when her son was a toddler. After years of counseling adults about their career choices, Karen now inspires parents to learn how they can support their children to find a career that does not follow their parents' expectations but instead allows their true gifts to shine. Sign up for her “Parent GPS” newsletter and learn more at