Karen has 19 years of experience with non-profit fundraising: door to door canvass, phone center, and direct mail. She wrote and edited a quarterly newsletter on utility ratemaking issues with 5000 recipients. She has written multiple fundraising scripts for phone fundraising for political campaigns, public television, disaster relief, and customer advocacy. She spent 13 years working on Oregon utility rate making issues and writing about it in layman's terms. She also moderates a fashion model tumblr recommended by French Vogue.