Karlina has 20 years of experience in domestic and international media production, with a career focus on educational programming for children and families. She began her career as a producer’s assistant at Cinetel Films in Los Angeles in 1996. In 1998 she relocated to New York City where she spent eight years in the International Production Department of Sesame Workshop. In 2005, Karlina returned to her native New England where she became a consulting producer for the Cambodian Educational Media Initiative (CEMI), a partnership between WGBH and the global NGO World Education. Her work with CEMI includes producing Cambodian versions of “Sesame Street” and “Peep and the Big Wide World.” In recent years, Karlina has turned her focus to documentary and feature film production. Recent credits include “Angkor’s Children” (2014) and the award-winning films “Only Daughter” (2013) and “The Heroin Effect” (2017). Karlina also serves on the New Hampshire State Film Commission Education Bantwana Board of Directors. She received a Boston/New England Emmy for her work on child abuse awareness PSA in 2014.