- Kim earns her PhD from Temple University.
- Kim speaks at the AAAS Wildlife Trafficking Symposium in Washington, DC.
- Kim's research mentioned in The Independent, The Temple News, and in The Guardian.
- Kim launches a new Citizen Science: Pet Lemurs in Madagascar project and it receives press coverage within a week of being launched.
- Kim's article on the pet lemur trade in Madagascar is published in Oryx and receives substantial media attention including Yahoo! News, Phys.org and the International Business Times UK.
- Kim is invited to join the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, which is a group of experts primarily responsible for advising the IUCN Red List.
- Kim joins the Lemur Conservation Network team as the Director of Outreach and Content!
- Kim begins working as Fellow (supported by her NSF) at Conservation International (Washington, DC) in the Moore Center of Science & Oceans.
- Kim has two manuscripts accepted for publication in peer-review journals.
- Kim begins working as an NSF GROW Fellow at the University of Helsinki in Finland on a five month research project.
- Kim is featured as a small mammal expert on the television show, "Animal Science".
- Kim is interviewed again for CNN International's Inside Africa program!
- Kim is a teaching assistant for the Honors Biology 1 course at Temple University!
- Kim is a teaching assistant for the Marine Ecology course at Temple University!
- Kim gives an oral presentation at the 2013 Prosimian Congress on deforestation and its effects on two lemur species.
- Kim gives a Friday Talk at the US Embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar on biodiversity, bushmeat hunting, and deforestation in the country.
- Kim and a research team head to Madagascar for a three month field season, studying bushmeat hunting on Madagascar's mammals.
- Kim earns an NSF GROW fellowship, to work on a research project with Dr. Hanski at the University of Helsinki (Finland) in 2014.
- Kim is MC/host for sold-out TedX event at Temple University.
- Kim is awarded an Explorer's Club grant.
- Presentations: Global Temple Conference, the
Bicentennial Symposium at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, and the Temple University Fellows Symposium, Arcadia Peace Conference.- Panelist at two Temple University career events and at Villanova university event.
- News: Kim featured in CNN International's Inside Africa program as an expert on the Ankarana National Park. Kim's work with Ladybug is featured on a week-long Charity Moment radio commercial on CBS radio stations nationwide. Kim's PhD research is mentioned in FGCU Eagle News piece and as a front-page story on the FSU Across the Spectrum magazine.
- Grants: small grant from the American Society of Primatologists and Ding Darling Wildlife Society Student Scholarship.
- The Ladybug Project is featured as the project of the day on dosomething.org.
- Kim speaks to the local community in southwest Florida about the Ladybug Project at the annual Arts for Africa benefit.
- Kim mentioned in Equatorial Guinea Online piece about the Peace Quilt at the 2012 Olympics.
- Kim is nominated for the 2012 Youth Service America - 25 Most Powerful and Influential Young People Award.
- Kim presented a poster in partnership with C3 (Community Centred Conservation) about international dugong conservation at the 2011 Student Conference on Conservation Science in New York!
- Kim gave an oral presentation at the Temple University Graduate Research Fellows Symposium on my sea urchin research!
- Kim joined the Temple University Biology Department as a doctoral student!
- Kim was featured in a News-Press article!
- Kim was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!