Karen Tui Boyes is a champion for Life Long Learning across nations, industries and organisations. She is the author of Creating An Effective Learning Environment, Project Genius, Creating the Life of Your Dreams, Your Weekly Gratitude and Study Smart and the creator of the Teachers Matter Magazine, Teachers Matter Conferences, Study Smart Board Game, Study Smart Workshops and the Habits of Mind Bootcamp. Karen is the CEO of Spectrum Education, Affiliate Director of the Institute for the Habits of Mind, and was awarded NZ Educator of the Year in 2014 & 2017, NZ Speaker of the Year in 2013 & 2019, and NZ Business Woman of the Year in 2001. A sought after speaker who continually gets rave reviews from audiences around the world, Karen has presented across six continents, in 21 countries, and turns the latest educational research into easy-to-implement strategies and techniques. She is the wife of one and mother of two.