Wed, 13 August 2014
Kim Richards is the founder and principal of KDR PR, a PR firm dedicated to helping education organizations discover and share their stories with the public in creative ways. She is also the co-founder of STEAMConnect, a grassroots organization started in 2012 that is convening and providing resources for the diverse and growing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) community across the US. Prior to starting KDR PR in 2011, Kim managed corporate communications for life science companies for nearly eight years, so she brings her experience in science communications together with a passion for the arts and education. Kim currently sits on the board of the BIOCOM Institute and King-Chavez Neighborhood of Schools, and is involved with several education initiatives including Art of Science Learning, the Boeing-funded Arts + STEM Collaborative, and CREATE CA.