Last month, ‘Divas and Gents’ held its second annual event titled ‘Little Black Dress’ with the theme ‘Own Your Thrown’ at Avani Hotel.
The event was opened by Dr. Cecil Franzmann, after which Liesel Njarongl, Founder of Diva and Gentlemen, thanked the women who attended and reminded them of the unique power they have instilled in themselves. She reiterated that the event was established to inspire, encourage and motivate women in an ever more demanding society.
Certified Executive, Author, and Transformation Coach, Estelle Tjipuka reminded each woman of her ability to combat everyday challenges and achieve her goals.
“How can I quiet the noise? Take the exact same noise that’s buzzing in your head and direct it to work for you instead of against you. Set goals for yourself.When we set goals for ourselves, we gain momentum,” she shared.
Award-winning gospel singer Maranatha celebrated the evening with two delightful gospel songs that set the mood. The crowd embraced the moment with an amazing aura of grace and tranquility that blended into the atmosphere.
Miss Namibia Chelsea Silongo said, “Beauty is what gives you joy,” and continued to enlighten the audience on how a society that speaks of beauty needs to change.
She took the audience on a life journey of how she was bullied because of her body. Today, she embraces the ability to tap into a platform created to empower women not only for their beauty but also for their impact on society.
“If you think you’re the prettiest person in this room tonight, you are! Yes, you’re beautiful,” she added.
Pursuing self-development and growth has been proven to help people live better, more productive, and healthier lives. is in complete agreement with what has been said. “The only way to move from A to B is that B is a better place. You have to develop yourself,” she reminds.
The master of the ceremony, Che Ulenga, made sure that each woman who attended was actively involved and that every woman left with great motivation to change and become a better person. Attending the event, Queen Ivy Tyrombe commented, “Women need to encourage and empower each other to be the best versions of us.” Little Black Dress Aretha, a businesswoman familiar with her event, her Warrenstein, encouraged all women.
Seeking knowledge and motivation to attend the next event. ” I am ready! If you want to change as a woman, open your heart and come,” she exclaimed.
The women received free interior design tutorials by Zita Jesus and free consultations. In this tutorial, each woman was able to take note of a few tricks to create an environment that’s comfortable, practical, and sophisticated for a true queen.
In a vote of thanks, Poiyah Media founder Ilke Platt thanked main sponsors ABInBev and Avani. AB InBev Alexanderie Basson’s Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager praised the organizing team for coming up with initiatives that would enable more empowered women in society.
“This event is in line with our brand’s promise to develop strong women who work hard and then relax responsibly as mothers, wives, businesses and just women.” she smiled.
The next event will be held in Tsumeb in September. For upcoming events, contact the organizer through her social handle @the_little-black_dress_event.
Twapewa Kadhikwa, Zita Jesus, Alexanderie Basson, Estelle Tjipuka, Liezel Ndjaronguru, Chelsi Shikongo, Ilke Platt, Maranatha Goroh and Che Ulenga participated.