Kim Kanuho

Kim Kanuho is the President of Fourth World Design Group LLC. She is a member of the Navajo Nation originally from Fort Defiance, AZ. Mrs. Kanuho is from the Tábąąhí (Water's Edge People) clan born for the Tódích'íinii (Bitter Water People) clan. She is an alumnus of Arizona State University’s College of Design where she received her Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning and Master’s in Urban & Environmental Planning (MUEP). She has over ten years of experience working with Tribal communities in the planning and design field. Growing up on the Navajo Nation, Kim is passionate about utilizing her education, experience and cultural teachings to promote positive planning for the future growth and development toward sustainable Tribal Nations.


American Planning Association, American Planning Association Arizona Chapter, Construction in Indian Country, American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers, American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona and the ASU Native American Alumni Chapter.


2017 Emerging Leaders, US Small Business Administration