KINYA CLAIBORNE is president and chief executive officer of STYLE & SOCIETY Group. She’s also the editor-in-chief of STYLE & SOCIETY Magazine where she oversees the core publication and digital across all platforms. A style influencer, TV host, entrepreneur, media maven and lifestyle expert with a major passion for all things communications-driven, Kinya launched the STYLE & SOCIETY brand as a platform to celebrate the best of entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, travel, food and events globally. Both a tastemaker and award-winning content creator, she travels the globe working with brands on events, strategic communications, marketing initiatives, and influencer programs.
Kinya was nominated for the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) Fashion Award in the Influencer/ Trendsetter category honoring top individuals who drive tremendous economic growth in Los Angeles. Additionally, she was nominated for the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) Entrepreneur of the Year award, honoring achievements by powerful women who make a difference throughout Los Angeles.
A media maven with more than 15 years experience, Kinya began her career working within radio, TV news and print publications before transitioning into corporate communications, and later launching STYLE & SOCIETY in November 2013. Kinya earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications from California State University, Sacramento, and is a native Californian residing in Los Angeles.