The Ambitionista is proud to feature Shirley Yang, Vice President of Social Strategy at StyleHaul Founder of SOFFICI, a fashion for philanthropy brand among our #SuccessInStilettos Series. Get some insights on a day in the life of a certified girl boss, pursuing her passions with her new line of luxury bag accessories while running strategy for one of the leading Style networks.
What Is Your Work Wear Go To?
"I like to wear dresses, a form fitting dress, preferably black. The material is key. Winter time I add a fur vest, summer time I wear a light blazer outside of the dress."
How do you stay sane and on top of it?
"Deep breaths and good bedtime reading."
Which women do you admire in your life?
"Too many. I admire women who are brave, kind, and authentic."
What are your Everyday Favorite Beauty Products?
"My regular routine is good moisturizer. I also LOVE jojoba oil for good hair."
What do you splurge on?
"Good shoes and good food."
What did you want to do when you grow up?
"Inspire as many people as I can. Leave the world a better place - that's the Millennial in me talking."
What was the biggest obstacle you have faced that in the end helped you?
"I've had people try to put me down in the past, it definitely made me stronger. It is very true what they say, I want to look back and thank them."
What does success mean to you?
Success means balancing the Science of Achievement and the Art of Fulfilment. It's when I do things larger than self and and inspire others to also be successful."
If you could meet a younger you from 10 years ago, what would you have told her?
"Don't worry so much, get more sleep."
What Is One Activity That You do Everyday without fail?
"Hug and kiss my little chihuahua."
What Is Your Favorite Quote?
"Chance favors the prepared mind, the more you practice, the luckier you become"
- Richard Branson