Kim is a Leaders’ Quest advisor and serves as Assistant Dean for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity for Kaiser Permanente. She previously served as Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer for the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences; prior to that, she was the UCLA Anderson School of Management Assistant Dean for Diversity Initiatives and Community Relations.
She began her career with the Southern California Gas Company, holding a variety of positions in engineering, environment and safety, sales and marketing, regulatory relations, and community relations. She is an American Marshall Memorial Fellow and remains active as member of a broad transatlantic network of leaders. She is also a member of the Pacific Council on International Relations. She earned her first of four degrees in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley and holds a Master of Public Policy from USC. She also earned an MBA and a doctorate in educational leadership from UCLA.