Coming from a multicultural family, Karine has a strong interest in peoples, cultures and helping people connect through language. Karine holds a MA in Interpreting and Translation Studies (UNSW) where she trained as a conference interpreter to work overseas.
After returning to Australia in 2017, she continued her activities and obtained a Master of Research at Macquarie University in 2022. Karine has also developed workflows and trainings to support the community of practitioners and sits on the NAATI panel of French examiners while teaching T&I skills in postgraduate programs. She also plays an active volunteer role within AUSIT as the current Chair of the Victorian Branch.