Kara was a photographer before finding her way into information technology.
Her photos were featured on popular gaming websites such as Shoryuken, EVO Championship Series, Kotaku and Joystiq. She had international photography credits in Japan such as NHK (television), Arcadia Magazine and Daigo Umehara’s biography, “勝ち続ける意志力” (The Will to Keep Winning)”.
After realizing that her photography would not pay for student loans and rent, she ventured into phone support before being chosen to be a liason for the support team and the development and technology teams. Thus, began her journey into information technology and operations.
Her technology interests are mainly in Linux administration and security. Other interests include video games, eSports, boxing, MMA and philosophy.
Since her career change Kara has not touched a camera excluding the one on her phone.