Speaker Profile: Young In Kim

Young In Kim is a Canada Connects program facilitator and a registered social worker at Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, providing settlement and social-emotional support to newcomers by matching them with Canadian-established volunteers in Calgary.

Previously, she worked with newcomers directly as a settlement counselor at the same agency for their settlement and integration into Canadian society. 

Young In has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa and a Master’s degree in Social Work from New York University. She is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary, providing supervision and mentoring to students during their field practicum. 

Young In also has work experience in the non-profit sector with seniors with a diverse backgrounds in New York. She is an active volunteer with non-profit groups, assisting Calgary Korean Health Advocacy Society and Certified Listeners Society.