Kim Benedicto grew up in the Philippines, where she got her Bachelor’s Degree in Literature from University of the Philippines. In 2005 she moved to the United States to get her MA TESOL from the Ohio State University. After getting her degree at OSU, she taught at University of Maryland for a year. She came to MSU in 2008 and is currently a Special Programs Coordinator and Educational Technology Specialist. She enjoys reading, kayaking, camping, and Taekwondo training.