Karen Mills has been in the humor business for 23 years. As a comedian, she has worked clubs and theaters across the country and can be heard daily on Sirius / XM Comedy Channels.
Karen is a master at finding the humor in any situation and that didn’t change when she was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer. Determined to take on the disease with hope and humor, Karen turned her pain into punchlines and is now a sought after speaker presenting her comedy with a message. She has delivered the keynote, spoken at survivor events, fundraisers, sports banquets and given commencement addresses. Now cancer free, Karen has been hailed for her ability to bring humor to difficult topics and was recently chosen to speak at TEDxChattanooga, 2016.
Karen has faced every challenge with determination, standing at 5’2” she was told more than once that she was too small to play basketball. Not only did she play, in 1981 she led the nation in assists and became the first, division 1 first team All-American in UT-Chattanooga’s history. She was the first UTC athlete to earn that distinction in any sport, male or female. Her #12 uniform was retired and she became the first female inducted into UTC’s basketball Hall of Fame.
Whether you are looking for straight, laugh out loud comedy or comedy with a message, clean comedian Karen Mills can inspire, energize and bring any crowd together through the joy of laughter.
COMEDIAN | SPEAKER | ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETE | CANCER SURVIVOR
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