Kimberly is a PhD student at the University of Tasmania, Australia, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, undertaking a research project focused on building more diverse, equitable, and inclusive extreme and remote workforces with lessons from Antarctica, Outer Space and Underground Mining using intersectionality to examine overlapping identities such as race and gender to promote recruitment and retention of historically underrepresented groups. Kimberly has a master’s in international environmental policy, worked on Arctic Governance with the Alfred Wegener Institute German Arctic Office, Arctic plastic pollution in Norway with GRID-Arendal and Antarctic and Southern Ocean environmental protection with the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition. Kimberly has contributed to several outreach and advocacy platforms such as EU4Oceans and the Historians for Future podcasts, magazine interviews, and created a story map on Securing the Next 30 Years of Antarctic Protection highlighting the significance of protecting the polar regions. Kimberly co-leads the Diversity and Inclusion Community Practice Group with the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) and published commentary articles with the Arctic Institute and the Cardiff University Arctic Scholarship & Stories to facilitate discussion on diversity and inclusion in Arctic policy and polar science. Kimberly was a 2019 Center for the Blue Economy fellow at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and a Student Forum scholarship recipient at the 2020 Arctic Frontiers Conference in Norway. Kimberly is a polar expert with the Oregon State University Polar STEAM Program, a member of the Antarctic Women’s Network, Women in Polar Science, Women in Arctic and Antarctica, the SCAR Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Group, an Executive Committee member of APECS Oceania, and a member of the Centre for Marine Socioecology. Kimberly enjoys exposure to different cultures and food, and a wide range of outdoor activities when she is not working for Antarctica or participating in Arctic engagements.