Founder & Executive Director
Dr. Hei-ock Kim
Founder and Executive Director
Hei-ock has devoted more than 10 years to nonprofit administration in the arts, environmental conservation, and social justice. She has also been a passionate educator for over 30 years as a teacher, professor, and lecturer. Her professional involvements include being a member of the San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, and past executive board member of the California Native Plant Society.
After graduating from Princeton University and The Juilliard School, Hei-ock earned her doctorate in classical piano performance from The Catholic University of America. She continues to share her love of music as an adjunct professor at National University.