Soon Mee Kim (She/Her/Hers)

Soon Mee Kim
Executive Vice President and Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader, Porter Novelli

Soon Mee Kim is executive vice president and Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader for Porter Novelli, part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group and wholly owned by Omnicom Group, the global leader in marketing communications. She is responsible for developing policies, practices and programs that advance diversity, equity and inclusion at Porter Novelli. A dreamer and a doer, Soon Mee is passionate about workplace culture, developing talent, counseling clients, and creating innovative campaigns and services that make an impact.

In 2020, PR Week named her to the Hall of Femme and in 2019 PROVOKE recognized Soon Mee as a top 25 innovator for the Americas. In 2018, PR Week and the PR Council named Soon Mee Agency Diversity Champion of the Year while Porter Novelli earned top honors for Best PR Firm Diversity Initiative for substantive progress in representation and culture in 2018 and 2019. Also in 2018, she initiated an industry-wide diversity pledge and today chairs the PR Council’s newly formed diversity community. Soon Mee serves on the board of directors for The LAGRANT Foundation, ColorComm, and a host of other organizations near to her heart.
 
Soon Mee’s forte is in articulating the reasons why people should care about complex issues. She is a frequent speaker and writer on topics related to diversity, race and gender.

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