Angela Jia Kim

Savor Beauty + Spa / Savor the Success - CEO + Founder
New York, NY

    Savor the Success Announces the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013 at Rock the World Conference!

    May 16, 2013

    Savor the Success Announces Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013 at Rock the World Conference Along with Twelve Additional Entrepreneur Awards

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The 4th annual Women Entrepreneurs Rock the World, hosted by Savor the Success, the premiere business network for women entrepreneurs, took place in New York City on May 8th and 9th, 2013. The Awards Ceremony honored top and emerging women entrepreneurs. Jessica Herrin was honored as Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 for jewelry company, Stella & Dot. She spoke to the audience about how women can "think bigger" before leading a private mentoring session with other award winners.

    Other notable speakers at Women Entrepreneurs Rock the World included co-founder Alexis Maybank, swimwear designer Malia Mills, MSNBC’s JJ Ramberg, Stella & Dot jewelry founder Jessica Herrin, Yummie Tummie founder Heather Thomson, and the author of Start With Why, Simon Sinek.

    The public submitted nominees and a panel of four judges chose the winners based on merit, caliber, and growth in the past year.

    The 2013 Award Winners are:

    Conference of the Year Award 2013 
    Katherine Gordon for 3% Conference

    Breakout Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013 
    Nika Stewart for

    Trailblazer Award 2013 
    Shasta Nelson for Girlfriend Circles

    Website of the Year Award 2013 
    Alexa Hirschfeld for Paperlesspost

    Author of the Year Award 2013 
    Michele Howe Clarke for Face Forward

    Product Company of the Year Award 2013 
    Alison Raffaele for Alison Raffaele Cosmetics

    Savor Sister of the Year Award 2013 
    Payson Cooper of Marketing in the Morning

    Fastest Growing Company of the Year Award 2013 
    Kristin Fraser Cotte for The Grapeseed Company

    Mission-Driven Company of the Year Award 2013 
    Emily Holdridge for Everything Happy

    Media Maven of the Year Award 2013 
    Amy E. Goodman of Wear This, Toss That

    Coach of the Year Award 2013 
    Janice Hoffmann for Success is Sweetest

    Food/Beverage Company of the Year Award 2013 
    Allison Jagtiani for Goji Gourmet

    Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013 
    Jessica Herrin for Stella & Dot

    Savor The Success’ Rock the World conference gathers America’s top, female entrepreneurs and executives to inspire and empower women to build a prosperous business and life. Attendees learn how to develop essential leadership skills, increase productivity and recruit top quality staff, all while networking with like-minded women. Rock the World provides conference attendees with the nuts-and-bolts know-how, resources, strategies, and connections needed to succeed.

    Angela Jia Kim founded Savor the Success in 2009 with the goal of inspiring, encouraging and enabling female entrepreneurs to “have it all.” The first meeting took place in Angela’s living room with just two other women and four years later has grown to 20,000 approved online members. Women who have a business can sign up for an online profile for free and can upgrade to clubs according to where they are in their businesses.

    As a mother, wife and entrepreneur herself, Angela understands a thriving small business is good for the American economy and for the family unit since entrepreneurship offers women and men more flexibility. Savor the Success’ rapid growth is a testament to the fact that these beliefs resonate around the country.

    “I started the conference to inspire women entrepreneurs and executives to build a successful business or career and design the lifestyle they want. Hearing from other women who have done just that is so inspiring,” says Kim. “We started humbly with just a few small monthly gatherings in New York City. As we grew, we had to find bigger spaces. Our first official conference four years ago sold out within a month, and it has grown every year since.”

    Rock the World members have been featured on MSNBC and in The Wall Street Journal, Self Magazine, and other major media outlets.

    “Media have told us that this is the place they come to find story ideas, inspiration, industry experts and their resources for stories," Kim says.

    Press Inquiries: Project MM 
    Meredith Bichsel, 407-620-5216 
    Madeleine Fawcett, 561-373-5584

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