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Michelle Kim  

Writer and educator whose area of expertise is in how teenage girls affect culture, society and the economy

Michelle Kim is a writer and educator whose area of expertise is in how teenage girls affect culture, society and the economy.

Kim was born and raised in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada to a Canadian-legal-aid-lawyer father and a Korean-fashion-designer mother. After graduating from the University of British Columbia, she moved to London, England to work as a journalist for the BBC and later on to Seoul, South Korea, to work for the Korea Herald. She has contributed to the CBC, The Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail. In addition, Kim taught journalism at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, where she currently resides. Her first novel, LaLa Joy, is about coming-of-age girls and is forthcoming in North America.

Speaking topics include:

-The Global Teenage Girl: Who is she and how is she driving the economy?

-East meets West: What are the differences between teen girls in North America and teen girls in Asia? What are the similarities? What tactics can advertisers use to appeal to both groups?

-Creativity: Why are teenage girls the most creative people in the world? What can we learn from them? How does their creativity participate in our global economy?

-Education: How should a teen girl be educated? What are her challenges? What is the difference between educating teen girls and educating teen boys? Also, how should we educate teen girls facing socio-economic and/or addiction problems?

-Society: How do teenage girls shape our society? How does society shape teenage girls?

-Diversity: how are multi-ethnic teen girls changing the world as we know it? What does out future look like?

Speech Topics


East meets West

What are the differences between teen girls in North America and teen girls in Asia? What are the similarities? What tactics can advertisers use to appeal to both groups?

Creativity

Why are teenage girls the most creative people in the world? What can we learn from them? How does their creativity participate in our global economy?

Education

How should a teen girl be educated? What are her challenges? What is the difference between educating teen girls and educating teen boys? Also, how should we educate teen girls facing socio-economic and/or addiction problems?

Society

How do teenage girls shape our society? How does society shape teenage girls?

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