SheBrand Superstar: Angela Jia Kim

Every week we’ll be featuring a smart, savvy female entrepreneur we think is just great. These are women who are out there in the trenches each and every day, making things happen and affecting other people’s lives for the better. So pull up a comfy chair, grab a cup of coffee and meet this week’s SheBrand Superstar. We can all learn a golden nugget or two from each other.

Name: Angela Jia Kim


Occupation: Concert pianist-turned-serial entrepreneur

CEO, Founder of multiple businesses:

Om Aroma – locally produced eco-chic skincare made lovingly in small batches

Savor Spa – eco-chic boutique spa in the West Village of NYC

Savor the Success – network of women trailblazers, entrepreneurs and leaders who make a difference through business

Savor Scoop – connecting the press to story inspiration, trends, and top-notch experts

Manifest Method – 5-step system to help build an extraordinary business and life

Twitter Handle: @Savorthesuccess

1. What are three words that best describe you?

Passionate, Inspirational, Leader.

2. Tell us why you’re awesome in two sentences or less?

I know how to manifest big things and help others to do the same.

3. What are your three biggest indulgences?

1) Weekly blowouts and massages

2) A week in Paris in an apartment overlooking the Seine with my daughter – 100% tech-free

3) A four-hour meal with my husband at Blue Hill Farm (the most decadent farm-to-table experience ever!)

4. What’s currently your favorite…

Restaurant: Aria in the West Village (NYC)

Shopping Destination: DVF in the Meatpacking District

Hangout: My apartment overlooking the city and water

City: New York City – hands down!!

Food: Caviar

Cocktail: Cosmo

Book/Author: Conscious Capitalism by John Mackey (Whole Foods founder)

Song/Artist: Ella Fitzgerald: Baby, it’s cold outside!

Magazine: Domino Magazine

5. What is your biggest pet peeve?

When people don’t live with passion.

6. If you could have dinner with anyone (living or not) who would it be?

Buddha. I’m sure he would rock my world.

7. Why is having a powerful personal brand important to you?

Taking your inner world and having it reflect to the outer world is an art form that few achieve.

8. What is your #1 tip for fellow women entrepreneurs?

Resilience is the name of the game in entrepreneurship! If you add that to creativity and savvy smarts, you have a killer brand.

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