More about Kim (Radha)

Dr. Radha (Kim) Hendi is the creator and founder of disruptive art ®. Born in Montreal, Quebec, she lived great part of her life in Buenos Aires, Argentina and currently resides in Ottawa, Canada.

An international development consultant and a former senior officer with the government of Canada, Radha co-owned and was curator of artfifteen gallery ® of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Radha is trained in art, mindfulness, yoga, collaborative processes, international development, political science, sports and development coaching. 

 Art

Radha (Kim) 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, and explored advance multimedia art expressions and mindfulness at Art in Gibberish® with artist Ana Karyn Garcia (now Berdhanya Swami Tierra ).  She also has training in clay work from Loam Clay Studio of Ottawa.

Mindfulness

Radha (Kim) 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

Radha (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 (Kim) 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).

Science

Radha (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.