kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®) is the design and marketing firm, founded in 1993 by CEO and Chief Designer, Kathy Ireland.
Kathy's initial mission statement,
"...finding solutions for families, especially busy moms™", allows her company to expand and include, "...finding solutions for people in love™" and, "...finding solutions for people in business™".
In 2012, a cover story in Forbes Magazine reported that kiWW® sells, "...some 2 billion in retail..." and calls Kathy, "Supermodel...Supermogul". Licen Global Magazine names kathy ireland Worldwide®, the 25th most powerfully licensed brand. According to Fairchild Publication, Kathy Ireland is one of the 50 most influential people in fashion.
Kathy is named by UCLA, as one of the Top 10 Women's Health Advocates in America and is an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (LHD), from California State University, Channel Islands.
kathy ireland Worldwide® offers designs in: Home, Office, Fashion, Weddings, Fine Jewelry and more.
kiWW’s business interests include: real estate, Acafe by Chef Andre; a food, entertaining and lifestyle brand. Jardin by Nicholas Walker; a brand inspired by outdoor living, and Sterling Winters Company; an artist management firm.
Kathy is the author of six books: ‘Powerful Inspirations, Eight Lessons that Will Change Your Life’, ‘Real Solutions for Busy Moms: Your Guide To Success and Sanity’, ‘Real Solutions for Busy Moms Devotional: 52-God Inspired Messages for Your Heart’, ‘What Do Mommies Do?’, ‘An Angel Called Hope’ and ‘Mona’s Favorite Words’.
kiWW® maintains headquarters in Rancho Mirage, California and design studios in; Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Santa Barbara and Honolulu.
Kathy supports many non-profits including; the YWCA, the Dream Foundation, the PEF: http://providenceeducationalfoundation.org/ , 911 for Kids/AEFK, the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
As a powerful advocate for Israel, Kathy speaks out for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, with global leaders, including, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres and President Barack Obama. Kathy is a member of WIZO, and is honored by the ADL and the JNF.
Kathy is married to Gregory Olsen, an emergency room physician and CEO of a commercial fishing enterprise. Kathy and Greg have three children, Erik, Lily and Chloe. Kathy and her family live in Southern California.