Currently Kim is Author of the upcoming book The Arrow and the Ring: the power of linear AND circular thinking, and consultant on The Two Way of Knowing Project. She is also an Associate of Simon Fraser University Centre for Dialogue and on the Advisory Board to CIRCE.
Kim began her career as a field geologist doing everything from dirt-bagging to running drill programs in remote camps in the Hemlo area, Eskay Creek area, NWT and the Yukon. After earning her Applied Masters in Mineral Exploration from Queen’s University she worked for several years doing mineral assessment work for First Nations and staking and optioning properties. She then accepted a position as a Federal Land Claims Negotiator in the Yukon during the completion of the Umbrella Final Agreement and signing of the first 4 Final Agreements.
Kim has been a Yukon Water Board Member and Chair of the Yukon Land Use Planning Council. Kim later studied writing for film and television and wrote her first book on story structure, which she delivers workshops on internationally.
Kim has also done extensive work in research, workshop development and facilitation including at First Nation-Government-Business conferences. Kim’s interest in conflict resolution lead her to study at the Harvard Negotiation Project and BC Justice Institute.
Kim currently lives between the Yukon and Vancouver with her two daughters who are members of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations.
Kim can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org (867) 334-3884