Coordinating with University Communications, Kim provides communications support to advance Office of Civic Engagement initiatives. Prior to joining the team in August 2014, she worked with a start-up nonprofit that uses online technology to empower teachers to have a voice in shaping education policy. She previously oversaw media and marketing communications for the Metropolitan Planning Council. Born in Hyde Park and raised in Kenwood, Kim is an alum of the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and began her career at CNN.