Kim is a social work graduate with 20 years experience in direct care, policy development and project management positions in both the government and non-government sectors. She holds a Masters of Science (Research). Kim has a particular interest in strengthening the role of social and economic policy to address the social determinants of health, especially those affecting women and migrant and refugee communities. She currently manages the National Community Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women Survey, a project led by Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety. In previous roles, she has led the design and management of a number of research and policy development projects undertaken to inform the development of public policy to address violence against women, reduce race-based discrimination and support cultural diversity. She is currently completing her Phd focussing on the role of attitudes and social norms in violence against women.