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Kim Swennen

About Kim Swennen

Kim Swennen's adventurous career path has included everything from walking Hollywood red carpets and performing in London theatre to teaching girls to code in Namibia and engineering at Google. Kim received her MS in Computer Science from UCLA in 2014, after having earned a BA in Theatre Studies from Yale and a Masters in Classical Acting in London. Before her life as an engineer, she spent almost a decade in Hollywood as an actress, starring in a number of stage productions and appearing in many popular TV shows like Gilmore Girls, Mad Men, Chuck, and NCIS:LA. She is now a Senior Software Engineer at Google, where she worked on YouTube Channel Subscriptions for many years and now works on Google Arts and Culture in London. Kim is also passionate about inspiring young girls and underrepresented boys to explore and engage with STEM.