Karen is originally from the US, but most of upbringing took place with her family in Mexico. She is now part of the JUNTOS Team as a Promotora de Salud (Community Health Worker). She is currently working as a Lifestyle Coach with the Diabetes Prevention Program, which is a yearlong research program that is focused on reducing the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes among the Latino community. Her main goal is to help people reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases and improve their health and well-being.
Karen enjoys going out with her friends and dancing.