Kari Woods

Communications Manager
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Kari is Communications Manager for two centers in the Life Span Institute: Research and Training Center on Independent Living and SWIFT Education Center. She began her service at The University of Kansas in 2004 supporting scientific discovery and dissemination through research publications, products, and digitial media. Prior to her roles at KU, she managed an educational publishing business and contributed to strategic and financial planning in multi-national corporations. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Accounting with highest distinction and a Masters of Business Administration with distinction, both from The University of Kansas.

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