Livelihood and Education Program Officer
Start Date: May 2017
Hang is a Livelihood and Education Program Officer at AEA Vietnam. Prior to working for AEA Vietnam, she has always been involved in development projects for the last 8 years to support the marginalized populations including the disabled youth, the disadvantaged children, sex workers, drug users, LGBTi and PLHIV. She is experienced in working extensively in coordinating activities between a spectrum of stakeholders including but not limited to project beneficiaries, policy-making institutions, public health providers, donors and technical providing partners to ensure that all projects under her belt are managed within their strategic goals and set deadlines. She embodies the value of community empowerment to encourage the vulnerable populations to create their own initiatives with a view to solving grass-rooted issues and make healthier choices. She joined the AEA Vietnam team since she deeply believes in substantial impacts of that equally accessing to quality education for all children on the global sustainable development.×
Communication & Advocacy Officer
Start Date: Apr 2017
Nhung has worked in the field of journalism and communication for 8 years, where she tracked the information of science and technologies, energy, social issues, and environmental protection. She is also interested in politics, urbanization, and media ethics. She has got experiences working with international and national organizations and companies, such as Vietnam Television, Radio the Voice of Vietnam, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and MediaTenor Global.
She got MA of Media, Political Sciences, and Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development in the University for Peace, mandated United Nations (Costa Rica) and Ateneo de Manila (the Philippines) in 2015- 2016.
Committing to work in the social development field, Nhung focused on working for education, the rights of nature, and the right of ethnic minorities.
Head of Programme
Start Date: Sep 2016
Hanh has gained 9 years of intensive working experiences on gender related issues, including domestic violence, cross border trafficking on women and children, and economic-social empowerment for female sex workers. She is also keen on knowledge related to internal migration, social protection and informal employment in Vietnam. She has got experiences working in international organizations, including ActionAid, World Vision and Plan International in Vietnam, and influencing Government stakeholders at ministerial and local levels.
Hanh got MBA from a dual program between the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP) and Vietnam National Economics University in 2010. She also earned International Executive Master on Development Policies and Practices by Graduate Institute in Geneva-Switzerland- in 2015 majoring in Applied Research and Gender Studies.
Hanh has committed to social development areas and she believes the power of knowledge in making changes in freedom of choice for all.×
Country Programme Director
Start Date: Sep 2014
Prior to joining Aide et Action Vietnam, Ms. Tu worked as a National Consultant on Behaviour Change Communication focusing on changing behaviours of men and boys in Gender Based Violence and Sex Ratio at Birth imbalance, UNFPA in Hanoi. During 2012 to 2014, she worked for the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) where she took the lead in a campaign against Illegal Wildlife Trade in Vietnam.
Tu has more than 15 years’ experience in the community development field. At ActionAid, Tu worked as a Head of Child Sponsorship Programme for almost 10 years (2001-2010), where she acquired strong understanding about various social development issues – education, health and economic development of poor and under-privileged communities across Vietnam and beyond. Her responsibilities included programme design, marketing and fundraising, donors relations, partnership development, advocacy and networking. Prior to her work at ActionAid, Ms. Tu spent several years serving UNHCR where she assisted the organisation in coordinating with local implementing partners to bring Vietnamese Boat People home and helped them reintegrating into the community through a series of micro-projects. In addition, she has extensive experiences in conducting research on poverty related issues – her main responsibility while she worked for a consulting company during 2010-2012.
Tu earned a Master’s Degree on International Business from Wolongong University, Sydney, Australia.×