Portrait of Kelly Marie Tran on virtual red carpet

Now Weekly Issue 006: International Women’s Day News

This week’s Now Weekly Issue is extra special – it the International Women’s Day News Edition! Each handpicked headlines reflects the amazing accomplishments of AAPI women across the U.S.

Let’s continue to celebrate this amazing holiday with some inspiring women-powered news, shall we?

Kelly Marie Tran Hits the Virtual Red Carpet as the First Southeast Asian Disney Princess

 
Kelly Marie Tran in traditional Ao Dai dress on virtual red carpet

Image by Harper’s Bazaar

Tran blew the world away at the virtual Raya and the Last Dragon red carpet premiere – Disney’s first Southeast Asian Princess wore a stunning Ao Dai, a special national Vietnamese dress, styled by Thai Nguyen.

AAPI News Source: harpersbazaar.com

Bushwick Coffee Entrepreneur Uses Her Influence to Fight Anti-Asian Violence

Sahra Nguyen smiling with her own coffee

 
CEO of Nguyen Coffee supply Sahra Nguyen doesn’t just run a successful coffee company, but also as a platform to represent and advocate for the Asian American community
 
AAPI News Source: bkreader.com

GLAMOUR Women of the Year Gamechanging Creator: Awkwafina opens up about anti-Asian hate – ‘It’s ignorance. It’s hatred. I wish it would stop’

Awkwafina's March 2021 cover for Glamour Magazine UK

Image by Glamour UK

Awkwafina wins Glamour’s 2021 Women of the Year Gamechanging Creator Award, gracing their March ’21 cover

AAPI News Source: www.glamourmagazine.co.uk

Margaret Zhang Is the New Editor in Chief of Vogue China

Up Close Shot of Vogue China's New Editor in Chief Margaret Zhang

Image by Vogue

 
Zhang is Vogue’s youngest Editor in Chief ever!
 
AAPI News Source: vogue.com
 

Chloé Zhao becomes the first Asian woman to win the Golden Globe for best director

Chloe Zhao virtually accepting award for Best Director

Image by NY Times

Zhao won the Best Director Award for her film “Nomadland,” starring Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand

AAPI News Source: nytimes.com

Want more AAPI news? Discover more on our Creativ Lab blog.

KITS Creativ is a 100% minority-owned Southeast Asian-owned multi-cultural creative agency, specializing in digital marketing and web design services.

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Victoria Cece

Aspiring Editor in 'Chef,' Victoria spends her time between her kitchen, Google Drive, and a good pasta scroll hole. She lives for discovering new words and foods, especially the ones she will struggle the most to pronounce. A passionate storyteller, Victoria currently works as a content strategist & copywriter for KITS Creativ.

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