Karen Batra is Managing Director of Agriculture & Environment Communications, and has worked for BIO since 2008. Having lived in the Washington, D.C. area for nearly 30 years, Karen has worked for four major national trade associations specializing in policy communications and media relations, most recently at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.
What Karen likes best about BIO, aside from her uber-talented colleagues, is working to promote a technology that truly helps to heal, feed and fuel the world. In the food & ag sector, we aim to help farmers do what they do best – grow the most abundant, most affordable and safest food supply in the world.
Karen’s favorite biotech food is papaya, and her favorite genetically engineered animal is the spidey-goat. Karen also has two Glofish, Redfish and Bluefish, who live with their non-biotech cousin, Peachy the Snail.