Karen Mills has been a nationally touring comedian for 24 years. She’s worked clubs, colleges, and theaters across the country and can be heard daily on Sirius / XM Comedy Channels.
Karen has a straight-forward approach to the realities of life. Her smart, funny, keen observations will keep you laughing at yourself as you relate to her experiences. Even ovarian cancer couldn’t stop Karen from turning pain into punchlines. Now cancer free, she has been hailed for her ability to bring humor and inspiration to difficult topics. In February, 2016, she was chosen to give her talk, “Cancer is a Laughing Matter” at TEDxChattanooga.
Karen has faced every challenge with determination, standing at only 5’2”, she was a division 1, first team All American basketball player at UT-Chattanooga. Karen is the first UTC athlete to earn that distinction, male or female, in any sport. In 1993, Karen became the first women inducted into UT-Chattanooga's basketball hall of fame.