Technology Accessibility Consultant and Grant Writer at GoodMaps, Kim steps in where ever she is needed, whether that is for marketing, grant writing, app testing, or accessibility screening. She has been working on accessible navigation projects since 2000. She started her career with Sendero Group, a company that released the first outdoor navigation software for independent wayfinding. She has authored and participated on several federally funded grants totaling over $4.0 mm since 2001 for the development of Accessible Wayfinding tools - various accessible GPS products and indoor navigation for people who are visually impaired. She has co-authored an Indoor Navigation article which presents the design and interface preferences of over 800 individuals with visual impairments to be published in JVIB in the fall of 2020. She conducted two indoor navigation usability studies at the National Federation of the Blind Headquarters and the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind.
She is certified by the Department of Homeland Security OAST Trusted Tester. She has presented at many industry conferences and possesses a proficiency for public speaking.
Kim lives in the Sacramento area with her family. If she isn't working she is probably cooking, exercising, or enjoying the outdoors.
Fave season: Summer!
Fave board game: Scrabble - and although she isn't this militant, she gets endless laughs from this article about Scrabble