Karen Freeman

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Karen Freeman (’78, German), vice president of finance for commercial aviation services for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Freeman has served as the official liaison between The Boeing Co. and WWU, facilitating scholarships, sponsorships, internships and materials and supplies from Boeing to Western. She also serves on the WWU Foundation Board of Directors and the Western in Seattle committee.  “My degree is very different from what I do,” Freeman says. “I think learning how to learn is more important than what you study. If you can learn, you can do anything.”