Karen is a recent BSc (Hons) graduate with High Distinction from the University of Toronto. She is keenly interested in creation of public educational platforms that seek to positively impact quality of life.

As a 3M National Student Fellow, she was recognized for co-founding TEDxUTSC – the first campus-wide TEDx event at the University of Toronto. Currently, she serves as the founder & editor-in-chief of Minds Matter Magazine (MMM), U of T’s only interdisciplinary community platform focusing on student perspectives relating to mental health.