Kim Patria is Director for Campaigns and Communities of Practice at Investing in Women (IW), an initiative of the Australian Government. He leads a team that works with partners in Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia to promote positive examples of gender equality to strengthen public support for women’s economic empowerment. Kim joined IW in 2018 in a communication role but was immediately involved in managing partnerships for locally led campaigns. Prior to joining IW, Kim has worked as a journalist, a publicist for a Philippine senator-turned-presidential aspirant, and a marketing director for a Jakarta-headquartered startup. He holds a Master of Marketing degree from the University of Sydney (completed through an Australia Awards scholarship) and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of the Philippines.