The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Kimleigh Smith is an Actress, Best- Selling Author, Internationally Acclaimed Multi-Award Winning Solo Performer, Sex Positive, Sexual Assault Awareness Advocate, Speaker, Founder of the “Embrace Your Cape!” Philosophy, Business Owner, Singer, Dancer, Creator, Director, Producer, Superhero, Queen, Life Transformer, Life Coach & Life Long Cheerleader. A graduate Emporia State University, she received a BS in Psychology. Kimleigh is a member of SAG-AFTRA & AEA. Some of her television and film credits include, “The Princess Diaries”, Jason Bateman’s directorial debut, “Bad Words”, “S.W.A.T.”, and “Heroes.” Kimleigh has proudly written and continues to perform her solo show, T-O-T-A-L-L-Y!, receiving rave reviews and awards worldwide.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Don’t let anything stop you from doing what you know you were put on this earth to do.

What is your favorite quote?

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”


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