Kim Smiley is an artist, social entrepreneur and Christine Lingerie is above and beyond her favorite brand: feminine, luxurious, all around gorgeous. Born in Montréal, Canada, Kim currently resides in Toronto. She is the creative force behind Sapphô by Kim Smiley, a social enterprise that promotes beauty for the public good. Kim is currently a Vice President at UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, where her portfolio focuses on enriching the lives of vulnerable populations, including people living in poverty; individuals suffering with mental illness and addiction; abused women and children. Her work is focused on empowering individuals to rise to their fullest potential.
Prior to UJA Federation, Kim served as the Vice President of Marketing & Development at Habitat for Humanity Toronto, where she launched the Women Build, and spearheaded all fundraising, communications and marketing activities for Habitat’s largest Canadian affiliate. Habitat’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. The organization has helped to build or repair over 600,000 decent, affordable houses, serving more than 3 million people worldwide.