Kim started her career at Boeing as an intern in 2005 on the F-22 program. Upon graduation from Purdue University, Kim went back to Boeing full time as part of the Puget Sound Integrated Defense Systems: Systems Engineering Rotation Program. Kim presently supports Boeing's Defense Space and Security organization as a Systems Engineer where she is currently responsible for performing rapid vehicle prototyping, design, integration, test and analysis.
Additionally, Kim has supported Boeing Research & Technology's alternative power projects where she conducts design studies on a variety of vehicle platforms. Kim is currently the Chair of the Pacific Northwest Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) where she founded AIAA's PNW Technical Symposium.
Since 1963, members from a single professional society have achieved virtually every milestone in modern American flight. That society is the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). With more than 35,000 individual members and 90 corporate members, AIAA is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. AIAA’s mission is to address the professional needs and interests of the past, current, and future aerospace workforce and to advance the state of aerospace science, engineering, technology, operations, and policy to benefit our global society.