Dr. Amy Hee Kim is trained as a physical chemist (Ph.D from University of Chicago) and has been working on improving diversity in STEM fields for over a decade. She was the Chief Operating Officer at Technovation, a global technology and engineering education nonprofit. Technovation brings technology entrepreneurship programs to girls in 80+ countries by engaging engineers and scientists as mentors. Amy played an integral role in program development as well as overseeing all operations and finances at the organization.
Prior to Technovation, she served as the lead for Women in Engineering Programs at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and as the STEM program manager at the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles.
Through her experience, she is well versed in forming new partnerships with corporations and foundations as well as developing programs with measurable impact. She is looking forward to joining the GFSD as the executive director to build new partnerships and further support current and past fellows. (Linkedin)