Karen’s classrooms have ranged from steamy kitchens to mountaintops. She offers seminars, workshops and university courses for journalists, writers and editors in the United States and in developing countries. In addition, she arranges press trips and guides visiting journalists to United Nations meetings and international summits. She also cooks up a mean batch of curry—and she’s ready to teach you how. Click here for more information on Karen’s teaching.



In Cambodia with LCKaren has given numerous public presentations covering Southeast Asian culture, unexploded ordnance in Laos, postwar life in Cambodia, and the future of freelance journalism. She often presents with her husband, photojournalist Jerry Redfern. Venues range from packed university halls to small, local libraries. Click here to get in touch.