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About the author: Karen Vasquez O’Donnell


Even though she grew up in humble surroundings in El Salvador, Karen’s childhood was filled with adventures and dreams. Everyday she daydreamed about visiting iconic places in the U.S. Today, having fulfilled those dreams, the self-proclaimed curiosity instigator is thrilled to transform her personal adventures into inviting tales for readers to share across the globe. 


In her professional career, Karen is the co-founder of Crazy Ventures LLC, which provides innovative business coaching to entrepreneurs. Previously, she spent fifteen years as a licensed physical therapist assistant after earning an associate’s degree in applied science from Lehigh Carbon Community College. In 2013, she obtained her second degree, a B.S. in Business Administration from Albright College, which she has used to help spearhead her entrepreneurial endeavors. Karen lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and two sons. She is passionate about helping others and believes that real life experiences are essential to one’s personal growth. To that end, she is always ready to travel and learn about different cultures and ways of life.