KAREN HABERBERG is a New York City-based portrait photographer and published author. Her photography has been shown in numerous gallery exhibitions, magazines, and newspapers including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Daily News, Huffington Post, Time Out NY, Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan, New York Family, and Fit Pregnancy. She has been interviewed on ABC News, Good Morning America, and NY1. In addition, Haberberg teaches photography at the 92nd Street Y and JCC of Manhattan.
For nearly a decade, she served as the Director of Photography and Digital Media at the JCC in Manhattan, where she spearheaded photography related programming for children and adults. Haberberg has also curated numerous exhibitions and collaborated with well-known photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, Elliot Erwitt, Joyce Tenneson, Gillian Laub, Bruce Davidson, among others. She also frequently lectures at NYU, Rutgers, and various Health Care Organizations throughout the country.
Haberberg holds a BA from Brandeis University and earned two MA Degrees; Educational Communications and Technology from NYU and Fine Art and Photography from the ICP. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and kids, Maya and Liam.
AFTER THAT DAY: STORIES OF EPILEPSY
One out of every twenty-six people will have epilepsy in their lifetime. It can come when you least expect it, and no one is exempt from its grasp. After That Day: Stories of Epilepsy provides forty- five personal accounts of people who have been forever changed. These stories offer a challenging look at survival, and in many cases, a cure.
Presented by Sofie’s Journey, this book will launch at the 2019 Epilepsy Awareness & Education Expo, a free 2-day event during the Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland® Resort (EADDL).
This beautiful, rich color, hardback book contains personal stories as told by the patients, family members, and caregivers. Each story features amazing, introspective photos which compliment and tell the story as well as the written words.