Karen is an applied researcher, educator and health promotion practitioner who has made national and international contributions to health and cross-cultural research in online and offline spaces. For her PhD in ethnography, Karen collaborated with an Indigenous community controlled health organisation, which informed the development of a model for decolonising health promotion. She has over 15 years research, policy, advocacy, evaluation and program management experience, in non-government, government and academic settings. Through understanding people and communities within their social and cultural context, she facilitates strengths-based processes to build stronger, healthier communities and more equitable systems. Karen is interdisciplinary and committed to advancing collaborative action for community-centered change.