Karen Salama McCain is the founder of GoHively, which partners with schools to build out systems and practical interventions for school mental health, PBIS/MTSS-B, restorative practices, and better culture & climate. Karen has been a leader in k-12 education and residential programs for children with behavioral health challenges in Philadelphia, PA for over 25 years. She has been using restorative practices for 15 years, most deliberately at a large school network in Philadelphia where she helped build the restorative procedures, training, practices, coaching, and evaluation across 24 schools. Alongside her passionate and purposeful colleagues, she has meaningful, data-informed successes as well as the myriad of lessons learned that shaped them. Karen is an Egyptian-Irish first generation American with a multiracial family of her own; diversity and fair-play has always been a cornerstone in her life.  She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.