Refocused, Together 2023 continues with a conversation with Minnesota State Representative Kim Hicks.
Kim is a currently serving her first term representating Minnesota’s District 25A. Beyond her political role, she’s active on TikTok, candidly sharing her experiences as both a legislator and someone with ADHD. Kim’s journey with ADHD began in fourth grade when she was initially tested for dyslexia. Despite facing challenges, she discovered the benefits of structured programs while she was working at a local group home.
Kim doesn’t consider herself to be a typical politician but she’s working on making space for herself, driven by a desire for a more diverse and inclusive legislature that truly represents the people of Minnesota. In her current role, Kim leverages her ADHD strengths and relies on a strong support system to navigate the demanding responsibilities of her job, fueled by a deep commitment to creating inclusive communities for individuals with disabilities.
Follow Kim on TikTok here.