Kim is the director responsible for the finances and tax compliance for a small IP boutique law firm in Potomac, Maryland. She is an active participant in a Washington DC region youth social entrepreneurship non-profit, as a parent and informal advisor. She also supports two local STEM educational non-profits and Rice 360 Institute for Global Health, whose mission is to mentor undergraduates to design inexpensive, life-saving medical devices to reduce infant mortality in Malawi. Kim is a former refugee. She holds a degree in electrical engineering.