Kim (she/her) is the global head of diversity, equity and inclusion at Remitly, a fintech company serving over 4 million immigrants throughout the world to conveniently send money safely and securely to their families across global borders.
She has been a banking executive in the financial services industry for over 20 years. The first half of Kim’s career was spent building and growing new lines of business. The latter half has been dedicated to scaling the social impact of financial institutions, developing and leading corporate social responsibility and ESG strategies, including how companies build trust and rapport with customers and communities and empower and engage employees.
Outside of work, Kim leads The Respect Institute as national founding board chair and is a member of the cofounding team which has been recognized by the Clinton Global Initiative, Ashoka Changemakers and Packard Foundation for their Respect 360 program focused on ending the school to prison pipeline. In addition to Respect Institute’s work, her passion to normalize the global conversation about mental health and access to resources led her to recently joining the board of Crisis Text Line.
Kim has been featured on Yahoo! Finance, The Financial Times, Geekwire, Seattle Business Magazine and Silicon Valley Business Journal for her contributions to community and championing diversity in business.