Elena Kim was born in South Korea and immigrated to Calgary, Alberta when she was nine. Growing up in an immigrant family, she has first-hand experience with the challenges that immigrant women and families face. Elena has a strong passion for and interest in female empowerment and strives to promote equality and minimize discrimination and bias.
Elena is a CPA, CA and has over 15 years of experience working in the public sector, small business, oil and gas, and regulatory industries. She is also an area leader for the CPA Canada Financial Literacy Program and a board member for the Calgary Chinese Community Services Association.