Karen was born in Korea, and is the oldest of 6 children. In 1994, she moved to California, and began working at a Chinese restaurant, as a highly energetic waitress. She also enrolled in citizen and English classes. In 2007, she retired from the restaurant, and moved to Beverly Towers. She immediately joined the Beverly Towers volunteers, to assist the staff with Chinese translation and event planning. Besides being extremely helpful and having a kind heart, Karen is social and outgoing. She enjoys traveling, shopping, cooking, and is a talented, self taught knitter. Karen’s unparalleled work ethic and leadership skills have made her a valuable asset to the Beverly Towers family!