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Kimberly Moore Is The Brains Behind A Multi-Million-Dollar Engineering Consulting Firm That Supports Young Girls In STEM

Kimberly Moore is embracing young girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Moore is the founder of KDM Engineering located in Chicago, IL’s West Jackson Boulevard neighborhood. The venture is described as an engineering consulting firm aimed at primary distribution design, telecommunications, natural gas, and project management, according to its website. Moore’s exposure to a field composed of very few Black women was nurtured as a child when she would be encouraged to place curtains on walls or help set up televisions for family members, per the Chicago Sun-Times. While attending Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, she shined as a math and science student and went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Northern Illinois University (NIU) — and later a master’s in sound engineering. At the start of her career in electrical engineering, Moore soon learned that there was a lack of female representation. In fact, she recalls they did not...

Samantha Dorisca

Jan 30, 2024