Her passion for languages and different cultures led her to start Language International. Karen is a language and travel enthusiast, speaks 6 languages and has traveled to over 100 cities in 6 continents.
Language International is a continuation of Karen's interest in facilitating language and cultural exchange. Before starting Language International, she founded MyHappyPlanet.com, a peer-to-peer language exchange website that grew to 350,000 members in just over a year. She is also a member of , an organization promoting international education.
Karen was born in the Philippines and now lives in Boston, USA. She holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School where she received the prestigious Robert F. Jasse Award honoring the student with the most outstanding entrepreneurship and leadership skills.