Born and bred in New Jersey, Karen Civil revolutionized social media and what it means to network. She got her start early with an award-winning Backstreet Boys fan site she created in middle school, and has been the queen of social media ever since. Now a staple in the hip-hop industry, Civil gives her advice on getting your foot in the door, developing a strong personal brand, and how she ended up getting a private tour of the White House.
Karen Civil On Turning Your Passion to A Career, And Getting A Surprising Phone Call From Hillary Clinton
"That was the first time ever that I felt like I belonged, because for so long I feel like people didn't get me. I felt like I was never black enough, I was never white enough, I was never Haitian enough."