Karen Escobar migrated to Australia when she was nine, and has lived in Indonesia and Chile since, becoming an Australian citizen in 2012. She finished high school in 2015 and is currently doing a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts (Major Journalism) at the University of Notre Dame. After graduation, Karen aspires to practice law with a public service focus. As part of her journalism degree she has profiled politicians during the 2016 races, written stories on up-and-coming artists in the Fremantle area, and become involved with the Centre for Stories. You can see some of her work here.
Upcoming Centre for Stories Events
AfroHeritage Book Club presents an evening that focuses on carving a space for yourself as a Black storyteller, featuring Sisonke Msimang. Book Online