FOUNDER - VETERAN
Karyn stands as an exceptional individual who has played a pivotal role in aiding veterans and their families in their quest for employment. Her journey began with personal military
experiences, where she witnessed the significant challenges faced by her close friend and fellow servicemember post-service.
Graduating from the Prince Charles Lead Your Own Business Program for defence members sparked the inception of Working Spirit in 2016. This organization is dedicated to facilitating the transition of military veterans and their families into civilian employment. Karyn's extensive background in both the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force equips her with invaluable insights into the unique needs of veterans during their transition.
Karyn's unwavering commitment extends not only to founding Working Spirit but also to her
continued service in the Royal Australian Air Force Reserves. Her international experience
underscores her dedication to understanding veteran employment challenges.
In 2023, Karyn
was honoured with The New Mission Award by the Prince’s Trust Australia – Beyond Service Award.
Her journey embodies dedication, service, and entrepreneurial spirit in support of military
veterans, making a profound impact on their lives. Karyn's active service in the Royal Australian Air Force Reserves reaffirms her unwavering commitment to assisting veterans in their successful transition to civilian life.