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Dr. Julia Kim is the current Programme Director at GNH Happiness) Centre Bhutan, and a member the International Expert Working (Gross National Group for the New Development Paradigm, convened by the Government of Bhutan. As a global health and development specialist, she has worked extensively in New York, Africa and Asia with NGOs, academia and UN agencies (UDN and UNICEF), participating in the 2012 UN High-Level Meeting on “Happiness and Wellbeing: Defining a New Economic Paradigm”.

Her interests focus on addressing human and socio-economic inequalities, and other cross-cutting development issues. She is a member of the Presencing Institute – a global community that sees the integration of compassion and awareness-based practices as a core part of 21 st-century innovation, organizational change and leadership.