199: Defying Gravity With Juno Kim

Juno Kim is the founder of AWE Connect which is an Asian Women’s Empowerment platform to connect unique, creative, and Defying Gravity With Juno Kimdriven women from all over the world and all walks of life. She holds virtual conferences every year to connect like minded women. She is also a travel photographer and blogger sharing, learning and keeping up her dream of traveling the world.

For Juno to go out and live life to her design, she realized that she had to defy gravity and go after what she has always wanted. Her favorite song is Defy Gravity from the hit musical Wicked since it represents empowerment and going against the odds. Check out today’s episode as Juno shares her amazing journey.


Juno Kim is the founder of AWE Connect (Asian Women’s Empowerment) and a travel photographer and writer.

Cultural Background

Juno is of Korean descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

As someone told me lately:
“Everyone deserves the chance to fly!”
And if I’m flying solo
At least I’m flying free
To those who’d ground me
Take a message back from me
Tell them how I am
Defying gravity

Definition of Self Confidence

Being comfortable with yourself and love who you are including your flaws.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Juno was pretty outspoken and confident on the outside but was conscious about her looks since she wasn’t taller and bigger than most Asian Girls.

The “AHA” Moment

Rocking her first bikini made Juno realized that she can stop carrying what others think.  She started owning who she was.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Juno can now focus on building her authentic self while being able to make her own decisions.  She also gets to travel the world.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Self confidence comes from within.  Surround yourself with people who will lift you up.

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