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GAIM Ops West
October 28 - 30 2024
Omni La Costa Resort & SpaCarlsbad, CA

Sylvia Kim
Founder and CEO at Rebel for Good Strategies


Sylvia is a tenacious strategist for social change with over 17 years of experience co-founding, launching, and raising capital for mission-driven initiatives. As an award-winning human rights lawyer turned investor, Sylvia has dedicated her career to empowering underserved and underinvested communities. Recognized as an expert in rights-based advocacy, strategic planning, and fund development, Sylvia now works to catalyze powerful transformations at the intersection of purposeful innovation, access to capital, and social justice.

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Sylvia practiced criminal law as both a defense attorney and as an Assistant Crown Attorney. Sylvia received her Bachelor’s Degree at Queen’s University, her Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School and completed her Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law (LL.M. equivalent) at Oxford University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Doing impact right - changing the systemic structures of capital

  • Standing small group discussions