Additional Information on Karen Topakian

* Over the years, Karen Topakian has written op-eds and articles that have appeared in such publications as the Oakland Tribune, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Grassroots Fundraising Journal, as well as in books and blogs published by the Foundation Center. Topakian’s personal blogs appear regularly on her blog site, Tour de Farce, and also at

* Topakian has occasionally served on the screening committee for several film festivals, including the San Francisco Green Film Festival.

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