Ms Myjolynne Kim
BA (Mount Mary University), MA (UH Mānoa)

Myjolynne (Mymy) Kim is a PhD candidate in Pacific History with the Department of Pacific Affairs, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. Mymy is from Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia and her current research topic “From Silent to Salient: Re-engaging local stories of Chuukese women” uses indigenous stories, languages and methodologies to re-frame a gender inclusive (his)tory of Chuuk and to re-engage Chuukese women in (his)tory-making, leadership, decision-making, and public policy. She completed her MA from the Center for Pacific Islands Studies at the University of Hawaii-Manoa (2007) and her BA from Mount Mary University in Miwaukee, Wisconsin (2004).