Working Girl (aka Karen Burns) was born on a dairy farm in Wisconsin and has lived/worked in Minnesota, Arizona, Virginia, Washington, D.C., New Jersey, France, and California. Now she lives/works in Seattle. She has a seriously wonderful husband, Mr. Working Girl, who has supported the whole book-writing venture from Day One. Karen's book "The Amazing Adventures of Working Girl: Real-Life Career Advice You Can Actually Use" can be found on