Chi Kimchi-kim

Board of Directors

Chi Kim was named Chief Executive Officer at Pure Edge, Inc. in March 2018 after serving as Chief Strategy Operations Officer since 2016.

Prior to joining Pure Edge, Inc., she was a California school superintendent as well as a former school principal, teacher, leadership coach and has served as a program officer at the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation. She is co-founder of the Teaching Garden program that was adopted by the American Heart Association to support heart health through school gardens.

Chi is a 2018 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow, serves as a Trustee on the Great Minds Board, a member of CASEL’s Board of Directors, and sits on the advisory councils of SEL4US and Family Code Night / MV GATE. She earned a B.A. in Psychology and an M.Ed. from UCLA, a Tier I Administrative Services credential from California State University, Dominguez Hills and a Tier II Administrative Services credential from Loyola Marymount University. She is mom to three wonderful girls and resides in the greater Boston area.