Karla is the manager of the emerging practice team at Our Watch, where her role is to support the implementation of prevention policy into practice. Before joining Our Watch Karla spent six years in Indigenous Health on projects that focused on improving the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people. Karla has worked across government and non-government sectors for over 15 years in Indigenous community development roles.
Before transitioning to the Practice Leadership team, Karla completed research and consultation as a member of the Policy team on Changing the Picture: A national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children. The resource is designed to contribute to the development of culturally safe and appropriate solutions to the prevention of violence against women.