Karen Elizaga Bio

Karen Elizaga


As an executive coach, Karen Elizaga works to inspire clients to achieve success in their business and personal lives. Karen started her career as a New York corporate lawyer and moved on to the executive teams of two technology start-ups in London. She supplements her work with her book, Find Your Sweet Spot, an insightful and supremely helpful guide for achieving excellence in one’s work and personal life.

Karen also pursues endeavors separate from coaching. Karen served as an executive producer of Yellow Rose, an award-winning narrative film that tells the story of an undocumented 17-year-old Filipina dreamer and aspiring country music singer, and as an investor in a number of Broadway shows and other early stage enterprises. Since 2008, Karen also has been extensively involved in work with Womankind, an organization that has supported survivors of violence in the Asian communities of New York City for 40 years, having served as the chair of the Board from 2013 to 2021.

Karen lives in Manhattan with her husband, Jay, kids, Sloane and Finn, and dogs, Sully and Mike.