Meet Kara

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  • President and CEO of Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance.
  • Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors for Metropolitan Community College (publicly elected as member of Board of Governors in 2014).
  • Board member of the National Lead and Environmental Hazards Association.
  • Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working in nonprofits and social services.
  • Has raised over $13 million to create safe and healthy housing for children in Omaha.
  • Married for 16 years to Scott Eastman, a professor of History at Creighton University.
  • Mother to Sabina, a sophomore at Central High School.
  • Born in the Midwest; raised by a single mom.
  • Fluent in Spanish.