Amber K. Kim taught secondary school in three cities: Plainfield, Atlanta, and Denver. In 2012 she earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Urban Education and Culturally Responsive and Critical Pedagogy. Amber is a coach and consultant helping educators develop equity literacy and student-centered schools. She partners to create educational environments that resist harm, fight oppression, and strengthen and nourish all students and staff--particularly those who are marginalized, excluded, and suffer discrimination. Amber currently teaches at the University of Colorado (Denver and Boulder). She is an amateur Muay Thai kick boxer and a mother of three children, two cats, and a hamster.