Karen Goebel is a Clinical Nurse Consultant with the Victorian Tuberculosis Program. Karen has a background of over 40 years of nursing practice, particularly intensive care and community-based research. She worked at Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital until its closure in 1996, which kick-started a journey into tuberculosis. This challenging role has included educating the public and colleagues in current tuberculosis management and active participation in tuberculosis research and publications. Karen plans to stay engaged with the ambitious World Health Organization strategy that aims to End Global Tuberculosis Epidemic by 2035.