Karen is a junior at A.Y. Jackson Secondary School in Ontario, Canada. She works and volunteers in the non-profit sector, relentlessly advocating against gender-based violence, oppression, and sexual assault in her community. As a lifelong listener and mediator, Karen is the founder of a youth non-profit organization, Peerify, which aims to promote the transformative power of coexistence and peer support through workshops and peer-to-peer interventions for other like-minded youths.