Top CEO Celebrates Book Launch with Renown Actress Kieu Chinh. The Gemstone You Must Get. Traci and Phaedra’s Cowboy Road Trip!By Delaina Dixon | August 31, 2018 | Gal Approved
READ. We love a woman who takes charge! Phuong Uyen Tran, CEO of THP, celebrated the launch of her new book Competing With Giants – the first written by a Vietnamese female CEO – at the Forbes entertainment space on Fifth Avenue.
Champagne flowed as dancers flown in from Vietnam performed and renown actress Kieu Chinh (pictured up top) from The Joy Luck Club spoke about the power of this book, which shares the rise of Phuong’s family to one of the largest beverage companies in Vietnam. The Trans then held a private after-party at Distilled in the West Village serving up authentic Vietnamese food to guests – we’re still full! The book is available on Amazon.
WEAR. Looking to add some new bling to your collection? The DivaGals got a VIP invite to the American launch of Australian jewelry brand, ūberkate. The presentation took place at The Back Room lounge, an authentic speakeasies that operated during Prohibition – and for good reason. The jewelry celebrates when women were making their own money in the 1920s and would go out and buy a massive gemstone to show they were indeed, Independent Women! There are plenty of gemstones to choose from, from smoky quartz, celebrating courage and entrepreneurship, to rose quartz for love and self-acceptance. Get yours at ūberkate.com.
WATCH. Are you watching the new season of Braxton Family Values? There are some new faces on the scene, including RHOA’s Phaedra Parks. The two partied it up at a viewing party for the new season at The Skylark rooftop terrace in New York City. Traci and Phaedra are bonding in upcoming episodes as they head to Wyoming and South Dakota to learn about the history of Black cowboys and try their hand at herding cattle, according to Essence magazine. Well, giddy up ladies! Catch them ride off into the sunset on Braxton Family Values, currently airing Thursdays at 9 p.m. on WE tv.
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