mom. entrepreneur. inventor. author. podcaster. speaker.

22 years experience of #girlboss

A native of Honolulu, Hawaii, she started out working as a journalist for CNBC and Bloomberg after graduating from NYU. She loved the bustle of New York City, but traded it in for the West Coast. The move wasn’t an easy one – finding a journalism job in Los Angeles proved more difficult than in media capital New York. In love with California, she decided to make lemons out of lemonade.

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Understanding branding is the first step to growing a $1M+ business. “A fun and interactive book”, “A fun and accessible branding book”, and many more. Find Your Inner InfluenceHer to Work it, Own it, Bring it Now On Sale


“Ohana” means family first

As devoted as she is to her businesses, Kalika’s family her husband Rodney and their two daughters, Malia and Kailani, is her greatest treasure and she loves spending her off time with them in their homes in Pacific Palisades, CA and Honolulu, HI.

Oh, do you love cookies? Do you want to share kindness? Check out her daughter’s cookies shop.

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Podcast Host

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Rated Top 7 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Wonder, a podcast by Entrepreneurs’ Organization, places women entrepreneurs in conversation with those thought leaders who amaze, astonish and inspire. Each guest shares their own journey with entrepreneur and host, Kalika Yap, giving insight into the ordinary challenges of extraordinary people.

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The Juicery

The Juicery is a podcast where we serve up sweet, simple bites of information about design, marketing, and business. We’re all about helping entrepreneurs innovate and grow through design driven solutions.

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Kalika is an expert and thought leader on the following topics:

  • Branding & Web Design
  • Business Strategy & Team Building
  • Social Media & Marketing

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