Karen joined Cenfri in 2017 as the content curator for the i2i facility, a programme run by both Cenfri and FinMark Trust. Her role at i2i focuses on the upkeep and refresh of the i2i website content, where she liaises between developers, the communications team and the data portal manager.
Prior to Cenfri, she was both project manager and content manager at Tractiom, an enterprise development consultancy. Before this, her roles included Client Service Manager at Matchdeck, Senior Editor of both print and digital publications at Global Africa Network and Business Information Officer at Cape Town Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Her experience spans from organising trade missions (in Asia and South America) and managing peer-to-peer mentoring projects (for small business partners) and competitions to contributions in developing new websites and online platforms.