Chi Kim

Board of Directors

Chi Kim is Chief Executive Officer at Pure Edge, Inc. a private operating foundation. 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 Board Chair of the Great Minds Nonprofit Board, a member of CASEL’s Board of Directors, and Coalition for Career Development Center board, and on the advisory councils of SEL4US, Project Wayfinder, and Family Code Night. 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.