Global Conference 2016

Speaker's Biography

Kathy Ireland

Chair, CEO and Chief Designer, kathy ireland Worldwide

Kathy Ireland is chair, CEO and chief designer of kathy ireland Worldwide. Founded in 1993, the brand celebrates a lifestyle. The missions of "solutions for families, especially busy moms," "solutions for people in love" and "solutions for people in business" translate to all kiWW collections, including fashion, fine jewelry, intimate apparel, accessories, weddings, home and office. The success of kathy ireland Worldwide is the result of teamwork and dedication. According to Fairchild Publications, Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion. She and kiWW support nonprofit organizations including the Dream Foundation, the Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEFK and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Ireland serves as ambassador for the YWCA and for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. A powerful advocate for Israel, she is a member of the Women's International Zionist Organization and has been honored by the Anti-Defamation League and the Jewish National Fund.


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