WOMEN’S FOUNDATION / EVENTS

SPECIALIZING IN BRANDING, CREATIVE, AND PRODUCTION
IN PROJECTS CONNECTING WOMEN: LEADERS, MENTORS, COLLABORATORS, AND RISING STARS.
CO-FOUNDER OF THE BE RARE FOUNDATION, WHICH AWARDS GRANTS TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS / CREATIVES.


THE BE RARE FOUNDATION

FOUNDATION DEDICATED TO FUNDING WOMEN’S PROJECTS AND BUSINESSES

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CO-FOUNDER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR
site
THEBERAREFOUNDATION.COM

Vannga is the co-founder of The Be Rare Foundation (TBRF), whose mission is to provide grants to aspiring female bosses pursuing mission-oriented projects across all industries. In 2018, the foundation awarded $10,000 in grant funding to female entrepreneurs. TBRF is a 501(c)3 organization, which accepts grant applications every summer.

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CO-FOUNDER / BOARD OF DIRECTORS / GRANT COMMITTEE / BRANDING & DESIGN / CREATIVE DIRECTION / EVENT PRODUCTION / SPONSORSHIP / HOSTING

 

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A RARE DAY 2019

2ND ANNUAL WOMEN'S DAY SUMMIT & NETWORKING EVENT

CO-FOUNDER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
site
ARAREDAY.COM

event A RARE DAY (Co-Founder, Creative Director)
foundation THE BE RARE FOUNDATION (Co-Founder, Creative Director)

A Rare Day returned on March 9, 2019 during International Women’s Weekend to another sold-out crowd. 300+ attendees gathered to celebrate women and the future of women, with inspiring and insightful talks from leaders in the digital media, fashion, and beauty industry.

All proceeds benefited The Be Rare Foundation. Funding will go towards our second annual Female-Forward Grant, to be awarded fall 2019 to the next generation of female bosses.

Highlights of the day included speakers such as YouTube superstars Jackie Aina and Jenn Im, as well as beauty mogul Toni Ko (Founder of NYX Cosmetics), and an industry panel—powerhouse women sharing their experiences as creators, leaders, and entrepreneurs.

The programming this year was followed by an extended shop party, incorporating an exclusive vendor village of female-powered brands, activations, and influencer closets. Attendees mingled with speakers, talent, and foundation co-founders Ashley Villa (Founder of Rare Global) and Vannga Nguyen (Founder of The ADVNT Society) over music, drinks and food.

Guests also walked away with gift bags featuring $400+ worth of premium beauty/lifestyle products.

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CONCEPT & DEVELOPMENT / EVENT DESIGN & PRODUCTION / BRANDING & DESIGN / CREATIVE DIRECTION / MEDIA DESIGN / LIGHTING DESIGN / PARTNERSHIP CURATION / VENUE SOURCING / HOSTING

 
 

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WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD CONVERSATIONS 2018

PANEL SERIES EVENT CONNECTING WOMEN LEADERS

CREATIVE DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
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WCACONVERSATIONS.COM

event WCA Conversations (Co-Producer)
foundation THE BE RARE FOUNDATION (Co-Founder, Creative Director)

The inaugural Women’s Choice Award Conversations event, hosted on November 28, 2018 at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood, was attended by 200+ female founders, experts, creatives, and emerging talent from all fields, including fashion, entertainment, tech, media, and art.

Our panel of women leaders shared experience and insight on creating new spaces and opportunities for women in their industry. We also honored an emerging star and youth leader.

Guests enjoyed cocktails and bites, gifts, and a silent charity auction to benefit The Be Rare Foundation, dedicated to funding the next generation of female entrepreneurs.

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CONCEPT & DEVELOPMENT / EVENT DESIGN & PRODUCTION / BRANDING & DESIGN / CREATIVE DIRECTION / MEDIA DESIGN / LIGHTING DESIGN / PARTNERSHIP CURATION / VENUE SOURCING / HOSTING

 
 

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A RARE DAY 2018

DEBUT WOMEN'S DAY SUMMIT & NETWORKING EVENT

CO-FOUNDER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
site
ARAREDAY.COM

event A RARE DAY (Co-Founder, Creative Director)
foundation THE BE RARE FOUNDATION (Co-Founder, Creative Director)

A Rare Day, an annual women's day summit and networking event, debuted this year to a sold-out venue (Hubble Studio) of nearly 300 attendees, who came to celebrate and discuss the future of females in digital media, fashion, beauty and beyond.

All proceeds benefited The Be Rare Foundation—$10,000 in grant funds to be awarded to the next generation of female bosses and creatives. 

Speakers and panelists included: Youtube superstars and content creators, fashion and beauty industry leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals in talent management, executives in high-profile event planning and major beauty brands. The program included inspirational stories, insider career tips, and an exclusive shop party. The event also featured a live DJ, complimentary food and beverages, a 360 photobooth and photo moments amplified by elegant lighting and event design.

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CONCEPT & DEVELOPMENT / EVENT DESIGN & PRODUCTION / BRANDING & DESIGN / CREATIVE DIRECTION / MEDIA DESIGN / LIGHTING DESIGN / PARTNERSHIP CURATION / VENUE SOURCING / HOSTING