Karen commenced as Principal of Genazzano FCJ College in January 2016. She is a faith filled, modern educational leader, nurturing girls and young women for 21st century career opportunities, balanced by an innate sense of social responsibility and personal purpose.
Karen comes to Genazzano with an exemplary career as a Principal, with a long history promoting science, mathematics, information technology and religious education. She has demonstrated significant talent in strategic planning, leadership, team building and improved academic results during her 27 year career in Catholic education.
Prior to Genazzano FCJ College, Karen was Principal at Our Lady of Sion College for 11 years. She was Deputy Principal - Learning and Teaching at MacKillop Catholic Regional College and began her teaching career at Santa Maria College and Ave Maria College. She is highly regarded within Catholic education as a progressive and innovative leader.
Her academic qualifications include a Masters in Education, Masters in Business Administration (Executive), Graduate Diploma in Theology, Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration and a Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Science.
“A Genazzano education encourages students to view the world critically, to be discerning in their decision making and, most importantly, to understand that learning is a life long journey”