Inclusion Advocate, Executive Director of Space Prize

Kim Macharia, Executive Director of Space Prize, began her career in the space industry managing community relations for startups.

She has worked on a range of projects including space situational awareness and private spaceflight. Kim has also had the privilege of representing companies at international events including the UN World Space Forum (UNOOSA). Throughout her career she has made a concerted effort to advocate for marginalized communities and create pathways for nontraditional actors to engage in the growing space economy.

Kim is also passionate about diversifying and democratizing the space industry. She advocates for the development of the space economy through her role as the Chair of the Space Frontier Foundation. Since taking on this position, she has launched ambitious initiatives centered around Climate Change, Diversity & Inclusion, and STEM.

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Kim currently lives in NYC, and is excited to use her position to make access to the space industry more equitable.

Learn more about Kim on her LinkedIn page

Learn more about Kim’s work at Space Prize