Perhaps best known as the frontwoman of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Karen O is a vocalist, songwriter and artist from the United States. Beyond the albums with her band, with Danger Mouse (“Lux Prima”) and a solo release (“Crush Songs”), Karen has contributed to numerous projects including the soundtracks for “Where the Wild Things Are” and “Her” (the latter of which got her an Oscar nomination.) Her collaboration with fashion brand KENZO resulted in a nine-minute short entitled “YO! MY SAINT” which brought her to WePresent, in discussion with Ana Lily at an event in LA, hosted by Women Under The Influence.
“There wasn’t a lot of ladies doing what I was doing. There weren't a lot of people that I could relate to, because the rock world is very much a man's world, a dude's world.”