Kim Spurzem grew up in Helena, Montana and has been living in Missoula for almost 15 years. She is pursuing her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Montana. She is passionate about personal leadership development, empowerment, and intersectional work. Her goal is to gain the skills and practice experiences necessary to move back to Helena, MT to provide services and community-driven change to her hometown. Kim received the Montana Regional and Pride Foundation Community scholarships.