In 2007, she was named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women, and in 2012 she was named Business Woman of the Year in Calgary by Consumers Choice Awards. In 2015 she was awarded the SCI Canada Medal and was recognized by the Alberta Science and Technology Foundation for her Outstanding Contribution to the Alberta Science and Technology Community.
Kim graduated from Queen’s University with a degree in Engineering Physics, and from Western University with a Masters of Business Administration. In 2016, Kim received an Honourary Doctor of Science degree from Queen’s University and in that same year, she was awarded the Order of Canada for her outstanding achievements, dedication to community, and service to the nation. Most recently, she was recognized for her leadership and outstanding achievements with an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Calgary.
Having grown up surrounded by water in the beautiful province of Prince Edward Island, Kim has always been passionate about water. Her work at WaterSMART is dedicated to finding ways to improve water management through better practices and technologies.