Kari has completed her Master’s in Youth and Adolescent Behavioural Health (MSc.) focusing on Research and Evaluation. She has previously been employed as a Specialist Trauma Counsellor and implemented volunteer programs in the not for profit sector within Australia. Originally from the United States, she has a history of working within the higher education sector, as well as in healthcare as a Mental Health Nurse. Currently she also holds a position as a Project Coordinator at the Genetic Support Network of Victoria (GSNV), which aims to create a Victoria ‘where everyone can flourish’. Kari manages a group of 50 volunteers, provides student supervision and maintains strong contact with the genetic support sector through providing project management on various educational and support activities.