susankarr-headshot-smushedSusan Schott Karr is a professional writer, editor, and writing coach. She has over 25 years of experience in corporate, financial, marketing and technical communications. Having worked for over 40 Fortune 500 companies and many startups, Susan has helped these companies grow and prosper. With an eye toward business development, her work is done behind the scenes and all has to do with making written communications more effective.

Recently, Susan served as interim communications director and then senior communications writer at UC Hastings College of Law in San Francisco. She has also worked at the Stanford Graduate School of Business as a writing coach for first-year MBA students who enrolled in a Critical Analytical Thinking (CAT) course and needed constructive criticism on how to polish their writing.

Susan holds a B.A. from The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, Calif., a Certificate in Web Design from the University of California at Davis, a Certificate in Novel Writing from Stanford University, and a Certificate in Content Strategy for Professionals: Engaging Audiences for Your Organization, 2014 from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, through Coursera.