Karen Hice Guzmán

Karen Hice Guzmán is the Director of Women Scholars and Professionals. Except for some years taken off to raise children, Karen has spent her adult life in and around InterVarsity. She loves to use her gifts of hospitality and teaching to create a welcome place to connect with God and one another. Karen has a BS in Horticulture from Michigan State University and lives in Marietta, Georgia. She and her husband have three adult sons and a daughter-in-law. She loves dark chocolate, good coffee, and British TV. 

Contributions by Karen Hice Guzmán
By Rachel Barnard, Cristina Espinoza-Alguera, Karen Hice Guzmán and Jana Young

How do you prepare to successfully kick off a new school year? Listen in on our first in a series of episodes where we answer some of your Dear Mentor questions.

By Stephanie Bent, Karen Hice Guzmán, Melodie Marske, Lisa Sung and Kaitlyn Schiess

Listen in on a remarkable roundtable conversation where we hear four thoughtful, faithful women respond to questions about living a full Christian life as a single woman.

By Kaitlyn Schiess and Karen Hice Guzmán

Join us for this conversation with writer Kaitlyn Schiess as we discuss her journeys around political thought, spiritual formation, and life as a graduate student in new place.

By Karen Hice Guzmán

How do Christian women navigate the call to both the academy and motherhood? Explore this discussion guide on Power Women.

By Sandy Jap and Karen Hice Guzmán

Listen in on our interview with business leader Sandy Jap in this special edition podcast from our Dear Mentor LIVE series.

By Kimberly Hill and Karen Hice Guzmán

Listen in on our conversation with historian Kimberly Hill in which we talk about her studies around African American missionary work and Black internationalism.

By Karen Hice Guzmán

If you missed our video conversations in November, no worries. Here are a few things we talked about and resources we mentioned along with our prayers for a holiday season filled with the peace and joy of Christ!

By Karen Hice Guzmán and Amanda W. Benckhuysen

Join us for a conversation with author and Biblical scholar Amanda W. Benckhuysen as we discuss her new book in which she explores scholarship written by women over several centuries and considers its implications for Biblical interpretation.

By Karen Hice Guzmán

We celebrate the life of one of the most gentle souls and spiritually powerful forces behind the ministry of Women in the Academy and Professions.

By Karen Hice Guzmán

What does it look like to share your Thanksgiving with an eclectic group of students and friends ... every year? Karen Guzmán shares her story and her best tips.

By Karen Hice Guzmán and Tish Harrison Warren

What does it mean to embrace the fullness of God's call in your life? Listen in on our interview with Tish Harrison Warren as we discuss the joys and trials of moving to a new city, the experience of personal grief, and the process of discovering your call.

By Karen Hice Guzmán

As another academic year nears its end, I am grateful for the many wonderful faculty men and women who serve college students both inside and outside of the classroom day after day. The media is full of stories of those who abuse their position and privilege but usually silent about the many faculty who come to campus each day with the intention of working hard, researching well, and investing in the education of the students in their lecture halls and labs.

By Karen Hice Guzmán

I recently read that Advent is sort of a spiritual “waiting room.” Advent and its Scripture readings are characterized by an attentive attitude, a posture of waiting.  I am not good at waiting, never have been . . .