Karin is an experienced HIV/AIDS Consultant and is an Occupational Therapist with a further qualification in Adult Education and Training. She has been actively involved in training and development for the past 11 years. After working for the Department of Health and then PPASA (Planned Parenthood Association of South Africa), she become further involved in the field of Sexuality, Lifeskills and HIV/AIDS and has been working in this field for the past 9 years. She has developed many different training and capacity development programmes around HIV/AIDS for both private and public sector companies as well as working in schools and with NGOs and NAIDS. Her passion for training and facilitation makes her very effective in transferring skills to those involved in the struggle against HIV/AIDS. Karin serves as a consultant for different government departments, companies and NGOs in the Western Cape. She also works for the United Nations – UNESCO and UNAIDS programmes as a training advisor on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights.