Catapulting herself into her own online e-commerce, Kathy Smith, designer transformed herself into a full time entrepreneur. Ditching occupational therapy, Smith said she has no regrets. If anything, she said, she has learned how to use her skills to maneuver through life’s obstacles.
What is your profession?
I am a geriatric pharmacist who is a fashion stylist and designer. I love my work behind the scenes as a creative director for her clients and brand partners. I’ve also launched a nonprofit, In Women We Trust. My organization caters to guiding women with their financial, emotional and therapeutic needs.
What services does your job offer?
As a pharmacist, I consult and dispense medication to patients. I also counsel patients on their prescriptions. When I’m working as a fashion stylist, I’m combining the music video concept with clothing, while styling my clients to look their finest.
How did you become successful in your field?
I became successful in my career by working hard — long hours and some days I went without sleep. I became disciplined. I kept the mindset of promising myself, while on my journey, to be the best version of myself with every opportunity.