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.
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