Karen Jordan is a freelance writer and co-founder of the skincare line, EmmGerri. A member of the Screen Actor’s Guild, she has a master’s degree from Stanford University and is a cum laude graduate of Wellesley College. The Nashville, Tennessee native has worked as a television reporter and producer. A former staff writer at The Nashville Tennessean, Karen has written several newspaper and magazine articles on her great-grandfather, the first African-American doctor in Coweta County, Georgia, and her great-great-grandfather, the first African-American physician to practice medicine in Houston, Texas. She is also writing a book on the subject.