Karen Pickering is a feminist organiser and writer based in Melbourne who has worked at the interface of feminism, arts, activism and entertainment for over fifteen years.
She is the creator and host of Cherchez la Femme, a monthly talk show about popular culture and current affairs from an unapologetically feminist angle, which has toured nationally. Karen was the cofounder of Girls On Film Festival and was its first director. She was also a founding organiser of SlutWalk Melbourne. She started doing it in 1992 and shows no signs of stopping.