Nina Montée Karp
Nina Montée Karp is a producer, director and environmental activist. She is the co-founder and SVP of Happiest Baby, Inc. She directed the award-winning educational DVDs “The Happiest Baby” and “The Happiest Toddler on the Block.” These best-selling films are used across the nation to reduce parental struggles and promote healthy family relations. She also helped create one of the first environmental documentaries, “Not Under My Roof,” with Olivia Newton-John and Kelly Preston.
Most recently, Nina wrote, produced and directed “Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness and Healing.” Hailed as a landmark educational guide, this DVD features the nation’s most celebrated breast cancer doctors and wellness experts, including Dr. Marisa Weiss, Dr. Susan Love, Dr. Dennis Slamon, Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. Dean Ornish. It also features celebrity breast cancer survivors Sheryl Crow, Christina Applegate, Melissa Etheridge, Olivia Newton-John and others. All profits from sales of the DVD are donated to Breastcancer.org and UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Her best-selling productions have been featured on programs including “Good Morning America,” “The Today Show,” “The View” and “Dr. Phil,” and on CNN.
Nina was a founding board member of Healthy Child Healthy World, a leading nonprofit dedicated to protecting young children from harmful chemicals and promoting healthier environments. Nina is the youngest person to receive Healthy Child Healthy World’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She also serves as vice chair of Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles’ Champion Fund, which benefits homeless teens.
Over the past 22 years, Nina has produced and chaired numerous fundraisers, raising millions of dollars for environmental, children’s, women’s and arts-related causes.
Nina’s favorite hobbies include architecture, hiking, painting and flying single-engine planes. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Dr. Harvey Karp, and is the proud mother of their daughter, Lexi.