Kimya joined the Nobles community in fall of 2010 as the assistant director of diversity initiatives and moved fully to the college office in 2012. In addition to counseling students, managing the day-to-day operations of the office, and coordinating PSAT and AP administration, Kimya coaches the girls varsity volleyball team, teaches Personal Development, reads for admission, and chaperones the biannual South Africa immersion and service trip for Classes VI, V, and IV. Prior to Nobles, Kimya worked in college admission at her alma mater, Amherst, and in educational access at The Steppingstone Foundation in Boston. Kimya earned an Ed.M. in human development and psychology from Harvard University, and an Ed.M. in school counseling from Boston University. She has participated in the New England Association for College Admission Counseling’s Summer Institute, and is a member of the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS) and the Boston Independent Schools College Counselors Association (BISCCA).