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Karen Amster-Young

Karen Amster-Young is a seasoned PR and marketing professional with over two decades of experience. In 1992 Karen founded Amster-Young Public Relations, Inc. (AYPR), a full-service PR agency. Amster-Young Public Relations won numerous industry awards. Karen was named one of the top Forty PR Stars under Forty by PR Week magazine and has been featured in numerous trade magazines. Today, Karen continues consulting and is often called upon by companies looking for strategic PR counsel. She is also a freelance writer and her work has been published in numerous magazines, predominantly in the Hamptons. Last year her book, The 52 Weeks: Two Women and Their Quest to Get Unstuck, with Stories and Ideas to Jumpstart Your Year of Discovery was released by Skyhorse Publishing. It all started with her co-author when they decided to shake things up! Karen lives with her husband and 14 year-old daughter in Manhattan