Karen Habib is in her first year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the University of Melbourne. Before attending UniMelb, she graduated from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada with an honors degree in Biological Science. She is originally from Cairo, Egypt and has lived in other countries such as Dubai and Saudi Arabia before moving to Toronto in 2006. Karen has been working and volunteering in the animal healthcare field for more than seven years and has thoroughly enjoyed working in various sectors, such as small animal, large animal, wildlife, and outreach. Overall, Karen has a keen passion for the One Health initiative and looks forward to applying her veterinary knowledge and engaging in the collaborative field.