Karmen was raised in Boston, MA before attending Drexel University where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In 2011, she began her nursing career at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) before becoming a pediatric travel nurse for the past three years. She is proud of where the experience has taken her and finds value in flexibility and adaptability providing quality care for children of many U.S. demographics. She is passionate in educating and empowering fellow nurses. Her inspiration stems from personal successes and challenges at the bedside and during her journey as traveller.