Karen is a motivational speaker based in Melbourne, Australia.  She has been speaking around Victoria since 2008.

Karen has taught Maths to children with learning difficulties in TAFE and secondary schools; and worked as chaplain at a local primary school.  She has sung in choirs and churches, and written her own songs.  Karen is currently working on a children's book and her memoirs.  

Karen is married to Jeff and they have three adult children and two grandchildren.  She enjoys camping, bushwalking, ballroom dancing and cryptic crosswords.

 

Bio:

 

1998:  Had brain-surgery for epilepsy

2002-2012:  Taught literacy and numeracy at TAFE and Secondary Schools

2008:  Suffered depression due to workplace bullying.

2009:  Began singing and speaking around Victoria

2012:  Released first CD

2013-15:  Worked as chaplain at Primary School

2015:  Released second CD

2019:  Began writing children's picture books

2020:  Completed NEIS Small Business course at Holmesglen Institute