Amy, a trained physical chemist with a Ph.D from the University of Chicago, brings to EnCorps over 13 years of nonprofit leadership experience with organizations focused on increasing diversity in STEM. Prior to joining us in October 2023, Kim was Executive Director with Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity, a nonprofit providing fellowships to science and engineering graduate students from under-represented groups. She was the Chief Operating Officer at Technovation, a technology and engineering education nonprofit that empowers girls to become future leaders and problem-solvers. In addition, Kim held leadership positions with the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles.
Amy strongly believes that scientists and engineers should connect and get involved with their community. Over the years, she has volunteered to be on the National Science Foundation (NSF) review panels as well as served as a reviewer for Girl Scouts Research Institute. She has also served on the main organizing committee for March for Science Los Angeles.