Program AdministrationMoni Kim provides leadership and management oversight of the professional graduate program at the Translational Research Program (TRP).
Before joining the Translational Research Program, Moni served in various capacities that advanced health and human rights movements globally. For more than ten years she played a key role in leading development organizations to mobilize international partnerships with civil society, academic institutions, government and private stakeholders in scaling up local and global responses to HIV prevention and treatment efforts in sixteen of the hardest-hit countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and innovative youth entrepreneurship initiatives among the world’s most marginalized communities. She also contributed to a range of critical public health work with indigenous peoples, incarcerated populations in Canada, global youth education, North Korean refugees, and elderly seniors living in extreme poverty in Uganda. Moni’s passion is to inspire action to achieve the vision of a world where every person has the opportunity to live a healthy, productive life.
Moni started her professional career as a researcher for one of the most ambitious research projects on the long-term impacts of early childhood development programming ever initiated in Canada at Queen’s University.
She holds a Master of Public Health from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, with a Health Promotion specialization. She also completed a certificate in International Development from the Coady International Institute, a world-renowned centre of excellence in community-based development and leadership education at St. Francis Xavier University.