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Kim is the Executive Director of Viewpoints Research Institute and a project manager at HP Labs. A media developer, media critic, and cognitive scientist, she has been affliliated with Alan Kay and his research team since 1986 with the Vivarium Project at Apple¹s Advanced Tech Group.

A core member of the "Squeak Central" team since Squeak¹s inception in 1996, Kim primarily focuses on applying new technologies and media in creative ways to enrich learning environments for children and adults.

She works with children and teachers in a variety of schools and community learning centers developing and testing Squeak-based collaborative dynamic curriculum and exploring how powerful ideas can become more accessible to children around the world.

In 1995, she was invited by Neil Postman to be a visiting scholar at NYU's Media Ecology Department to share her work with students and faculty.

Kim co-edited "Squeak - Open Personal Computing and Multimedia" with Mark Guzdial. The book was published by Prentice-Hall/Pearson in July 2001.

Kim recently completed an Etoy projects book with BJ Allen-Conn.