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Catie Kim

Catie Kim

Media Lead
Qmate since 2022-ish

How do you stay sharp?

To stay sharp throughout the week I try to eat a healthy and balanced diet but indulge here and there, stay active every other day (going to the gym, taking classes, walking instead of driving/transit), and get to sleep before 11pm every night—as a former night owl this one is the most challenging!

What is your perfect work day/ work week?

The perfect work week looks like a nice balance of doing what I enjoy alongside great people (which I am grateful to be doing so far at Quarry!) and breaking up the week with extracurricular activities that change regularly—catching up with friends over craft beer, attending an event or trying a new restaurant in the city, cooking a new recipe, doing pottery, watching a new show, or spending time with my partner and dog. I love having the time and capacity to build and enjoy both parts to life!

What quality do you most value in your teammates?

I really value teammates who are passionate, positive, open-minded and collaborative and who have a fun side to them. Although there are times when independent work is necessary, I love to work very collaboratively to bounce around ideas and hear fresh perspectives from others who may have different experiences and backgrounds.

Would you rather go into outer space or to the depths of the ocean? Why?

I would rather go into outer space because, practically, I am not a strong swimmer! Besides the practicality, I would rather explore and experience an environment that is more unknown and widely inaccessible to society because of the potential for discovery. I am a pretty adventurous and open-minded person and would enjoy finding or witnessing the unknown and the complexities of outer space!