Karen Jacobsen returns home to launch her show "From Mackay To Manhattan"

At the MECC yesterday, Mackay-born Karen Jacobsen gave the world premiere of her show "From Mackay to Manhattan", the story of the local girl who studied here at the Con and performed for around a decade in Australia before becoming the voice of Siri on GPS and other platforms.

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Karen is now a successful motivational speaker based in the USA with her "5 Directions for Recalculating" program, but returned with her family to Australia when the pandemic hit the USA.

Karen Jacobsen