Kimberly is a researcher and international speaker on inquiry-based instructional methods. A former public school teacher, Kimberly was also a high school vice principal in Seattle (Chief Sealth HS) and elementary principal at the American School (ACS) in Athens, Greece. In 2007, Kimberly joined the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a Senior Program Officer and later joined a global non-profit, Teach For All, as Director of Partner Engagement in Argentina.
Kimberly received her BA in History and Philosophy from Skidmore College and her MA in Administration and Policy Analysis from Stanford University. She is co-Chair of the UW College of Education Ambassadors and Board Chair for the IB Regional Council of the Americas.