Ms. Kim is currently a fine fragrance scientist at Firmenich, managing accounts such as Estée Lauder, Avon, and LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy).
In this role, she is responsible for providing technical support to her clients by formulating alcoholic solutions, running and evaluating stabilities of fine fragrance and ancillary products, and troubleshooting and resolving technical issues. Ms. Kim has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology cum laude from Smith College. While at Smith, she has been recognized as a Dean's List student, a First Group Scholar, and has been awarded with the CRC PRESS Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award.
Ms. Kim is fluent in Korean and lived in South Korea for 10 years prior to college. She is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) and is also certified by the New York City Fire Department for the supervision of chemical laboratories.