Fashion Meets a Vietnamese American- Chloe Dao

Lights! Camera! Action! The lights come to a dim, the background music is pumped, and the show finally begins. Six-feet talk Amazonian figures catwalk down the Project Runway’s New York Fashion runway show – here was where a new fashion house name  began to make its way into fashion world. This time it wasn’t Dior, […]

Influential Vietnamese: Michelle Phan – Make-Up Guru of Youtube

Michelle Phan is a current spokesperson for Lancome, and creator of her own beauty product line, IQQU Beauty International. At the age of 22, she is a self-made businesswoman and beauty coach of Youtube, producing over 81 make-up tutorial videos totaling 119,090,450 views.

Influential Vietnamese: Natalie Tran, Queen of YouTube

Her top two videos on YouTube pull in 18 million views each. That’s more than the population of Chile! Natalie has more than haft a million subscribers on her YouTube channel and has amassed more than 180 million views from her 200 videos. She is the 4th most subscribed to director on YouTube.

Influential Vietnamese: Duy-Loan T. Le, Philanthropist

In April of 1975, Duy-Loan T. Le and her family left a war-torn Vietnam with only $100 to begin a new life in America. Her two sisters had to give up their education, and her father remained in Vietnam to provide financial means. Four years later — at the age of 16 — Duy-Loan graduated […]

Influential Vietnamese: Maggie Quigley, Model & Film Actress

11.24.09 – Influential Vietnamese: Maggie Q Name: Maggie Denise Quigley Date of Birth: May 22, 1980 Place of Birth: Hawaii Nationality: Polish-Vietnamese Profession: Actor, Model Maggie Quigley, a renown top model and celebrated film actress of Hong Kong secured her first U.S major role in Mission Impossible lll. Maggie was born in Hawaii to a […]

Influential Vietnamese: Betty Nguyen, CNN Anchor

Vietnamese people have made important contributions to society in business, politics, media, sports and culture.  We want to recognize some of the most influential members of our community. Betty Nguyen anchors CNN’s Newroom program, making her one of the most public Vietnamese figures.  Ms. Nguyen made her mark in American journalism by winning countless awards: […]