Kara Smith is the founder and president of Karasma Media, a Harlem based boutique specializing in Social Media Public Relations Campaigns for the legal marketing industry. She works with legal marketers to create a more clearly defined focus and distinctive business strategy that will provide them with a competitive advantage for new business, higher reputation recognition, and enhance their ability to attract, win, and retain the clients they really want.
Kara has worked in New York Citys corporate sector and as a freelancer for more than 20 years in the marketing, television, and film businesses.
She studied Film and Film and Fine Art at Pratt Institute from 1991-1994. She went on to receive a BA in Liberal Arts in 2004; and an MA in Media Studies with a focus in Digital Design, and certificate in Media Management in 2007, from New School University.
In November of last year, Kara partnered with PENCIL, a not-for profit organization that connects hundreds of New York business leaders with the citys public schools. Participants visit their respective schools and share the fundamentals of their profession with students. Then, throughout the remainder of the school year, the leaders and school principals maintain a partnership intended to enhance learning environments and support student achievement.
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