Karen co-founded STEM-specialist media company with Heather Catchpole in 2013 with a view to creating a smarter future – one in which everyone has access to the skills they need to make a better planet. Karen previously worked for Cosmos science magazine and mainstream media outlets in print and broadcast.
Refraction Media has distributed over 1.3 million magazines to students across the USA, Australia and New Zealand through the Careers with STEM platform. In 2015 the company was awarded as Publish Australia’s best small publisher and was twice shortlisted best startup in the Telstra Business Awards.
Watch Karen's keynote presentation at the 2019 Sydney ACS Seminar: