More about Dr. Kim Hendi, Radha
Dr. Kim Hendi (Radha) is the founder and CEO of disruptive art ®, an innovative coaching technique than combines mindfulness, art and science to promote creativity, innovation, balance, and well-being (www.disruptiveart.ca). Kim holds a Doctorate in Political Science, a master’s in international Affairs, a bachelor’s in business administration, a Diploma in International Trade, a Certificate in life and sports coaching, a Diploma in fashion design, and has training in yoga, meditation and the arts. Her background includes creative developments as a consultant in international development and senior partnership officer for the Government of Canada, advising in areas of digital technology, connectivity and intellectual property. In addition to her consulting, coaching and art activities, Kim co-owned and curated for the artfifteen gallery® in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is thrilled to launch the online store at disruptive.art ! Kim was born in Montreal, Quebec and lived great part of her life in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She currently resides in Ottawa, Canada.
Dr. Kim Hendi, Radha trained in design and fashion at the Escuela de Diseño Delego y Lagarrigue (now Donato Delego) of Buenos Aires, Argentina; in drawing at Dawson College in Montreal, Quebec; in color and acrylics with Ottawa’s Bhat Boy, she explored advance multimedia art expressions and mindfulness at Art in Gibberish® with artist Ana Karyn Garcia (now Berdhanya Swami Tierra ), and has trained in clay work at Loam Clay Studio of Ottawa.
Kim (Radha) graduated from the yoga and mindfulness Bioenergetics Institute of Ottawa. She is an advanced student of Berdhanya Swami Tierra, a coach and mentor of her teachings, and the Advisor for relations with the Americas of the Center for Berdhanya Teachings.
Partnership and collaborative processes
Kim trained as an Honorary Fellow at the Internet Society ICANN Buenos Aires multi-stakeholder process. As an international development consultant and later senior officer with the Government of Canada she advanced international partnerships in the Americas and was instrumental in the transfer of Canada’s information and communication technology (ICT) programs and policies. During her involvement as senior officer of the government of Canada, Radha identified and developed strategic multi-stakeholder partnerships for the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) to promote awareness and education of intellectual property (IP) issues. She is currently member of the Multi-Stakeholder Task Force on the Internet of Things (IoT).
Dr. Kim Hendi has training in Business Administration (Bachelor), International Affairs (Masters) and holds a PhD in Political Science. Her doctoral studies focused on the strength of promoting multi-stakeholder engagements to support the sustainability and success of complex and innovative projects. She also researched the empowering and transformative results of designing policies and programs that support awareness, education and skills development, especially related to innovative and disruptive technologies.