Karen Namalata has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, majoring in Animal Husbandry. She worked in the Brooks branch of Scotia Bank for 3 years as a Customer Relations Representative before joining BCIS. She is very active member of the Philippine community in Brooks. Her passion for community service started back in the Philippines when she was a contestant and then a regional winner of the Mutya Nang Pilipinas (Miss Philippine) contest. During her time with the organization, she has worked with many charities serving people.
In her spare time, Karen loves to sing and dance as well as spending time with her husband and three kids, whom she calls, “my greatest treasures and true source of inspiration." Their favorite family activity is singing karaoke.