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2017-2020 Board Members

Quang Tran has volunteered with VietHope since 2007. She co-led creation of the Youth Development Summit in 2009, and was VietHope's President 2010-2012. Quang last visited Vietnam in 2012, when she had a great time participating with 30 Vietnamese college students in the YDP Summit in Saigon. Quang works in product management. She holds a B.A. from Harvard, and a joint MBA and Masters in Education from Stanford.

Quang Duong started as a University Scholarship Program (USP) lead in Fall 2007, overseeing USP’s application review operations and volunteer recruitment. He was vice president of VietHope 2013-2016, and then president 2016-2018. Quang Duong holds a B.A. from Harvard, an M.S. and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is currently a software engineer at Google in Mountain View, California. Quang has been leading product development at Google Maps and currently at the new division of Google Health.

Sam Nguyen has been a long-term generous donor and supporter of VietHope, and now a member of our Board. He is currently a patent attorney, partner at HDC IP Law LLP, as well as a founder and executive member of several pharmaceutical startups. His IP work deals primarily with prosecuting pharmaceutical based patents and developing novel pharmaceutical products for the treatment of various diseases.

Ha Huynh has volunteered with VietHope since 2006 with many roles as the student recruiter (USP), the project management trainer (YDP), the speaker (YWP), the fundraiser, and the coach of the Vietnam Executive Committee team. Ha received the Endeavour Executive Award of the Australian government and participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program of the U.S. Department of State. Ha holds an MSc in Management from the University of Bath (UK) and is currently the Director of Personnel Department at Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Ho Chi Minh City Branch.

Tue Nguyen is quite well-known to VietHopers in the Bay Area, since he and his wife Quyen have been hosting Appreciation Dinner for VietHope at their private property at Redwood City. They are very familiar with VietHope’s activities as well as every VietHopers in the US team, such as Sam, Tien & Mary, Uyen Khanh & Eoin, Nam Tran - a first president of VietHope years ago and so soon. Before his retirement, Tue Nguyen earned a PhD degree in pharmacy and joined Genetech as a scientist. He worked at Genetech for 20 years and held a leadership position in the science field. 

Past Board Members

Uyen-Khanh Quang-Dang, M.D., M.S., co-founded VietHope in 2002, the same year when she received her B.A. from Harvard College, graduating cum laude with honors. She received her M.D. from New York Medical College, and completed both her general psychiatry residency training and geriatric psychiatry fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Quang-Dang currently works as a geriatric psychiatrist at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Quang-Dang has served as a Board member of VietHope since 2013 and as a board member of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Foundation since 2015.

Tien-Anh Nguyen

Tien-Anh has volunteered with VietHope since 2008, and recently joined VietHope in 2014. Tien Anh leads the venture capital firm OpenView Venture Partner’s Research and Analytics team and has been focused on building an innovative market research function at the firm since 2007. Now he is Vice President of Finance at User Testing, Inc. He graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and from the Kellogg School of Management with an MBA in finance and  strategy.


Lynn Huynh

Lynn currently works as a consultant at The Analysis Group in Boston. Lynn migrated to the United States in 1983 from My Tho, Vietnam. After graduating from Boston Latin School in 1999, she attended Harvard College. At Harvard, Lynn majored in chemistry, directed the Hepatitis B Boston Initiative and served as Co-President of the Harvard Vietnamese Association. She spent 2004 in Vietnam on a Fulbright fellowship, doing research on Hepatitis B and working to develop new projects for VietHope. Lynn received her MBA, MPH, and Ph.D. in epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University.

Hung Le

Hung  is currently an Internal Strategy Consultant for a $4 billion division of Northrop Grumman Information Systems in the Washington DC metro area. In this role, he helps guide the integration and deployment of Lean Six Sigma and other quality initiatives. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman,  Hung held leadership positions with Deloitte Consulting, GE, KPMG Consulting, and IBM.  He has provided consulting services in a diverse range of industries, including high-tech, banking, and healthcare. Hung received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia, his Masters from the University of Maryland, and his Ph.D. in mathematics from George Mason University. Hung also holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.

Nam Tran received her BA from Columbia University and spent a year at the London School of Economics. In 2001, she was in Vietnam as a Fulbright Fellow, conducting research on the financial systems of Vietnam. While in Vietnam, she was associated with the Hanoi School of Business and taught a class on economics to talented high school students. Following her year as a Fulbright Fellow, Nam Tran enrolled at the Harvard School of Business, where she served as the Co-Chair to the Harvard International Development Conference. Nam Tran is currently working in the renewable energy field in San Francisco, California.

Hanh Michelle Le

Hanh Michelle Le is currently the Regional Director of Pharmacy at Inova Health System in Fairfax, Virginia. Hanh has been known to be very active in many non-profit organizations, including Viet Hope, in the past many years to promote the well-being of the underserved children in Vietnam.  Hanh received her B.S. from Northeast Louisiana University, her Pharm.D. from Xavier University, and completed a residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Hailing from Ireland originally, Eoin was first introduced to VietHope in 2005 in Boston by his then-girlfriend (now wife). Inspired by VietHope’s achievements and the team’s ability to affect change, he has been involved in fundraising and project management activities over the years. Eoin holds a B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from NUI, Galway in Ireland but has spent most of his professional career working in the US e-commerce and internet technology industry. He currently resides in San Francisco and leads business development for VigLink.

Uyen Kim Huynh is a Senior Research Scientist with expertise in Monitoring and Evaluation. She has extensive experience in evaluating the progress and impact of humanitarian projects in low-income countries. Uyen served as the Assistant Director of Policy at the Center for Globalization and Sustainable Development at Columbia University, focusing on sub-Saharan Africa and the UN Millennium Development Goals. Her academic background and research centered on refugee health, stemming from her Ph.D. work at the Harvard Program of Refugee Studies. She also holds a Masters Degree of Public and Economic Policy from Cornell University. Dr. Huynh has previously served as a founding VietHope Board Member and is currently working in the field of Maternal and Child Health at the United Nations.

Vi Nguyen began volunteering for VietHope in 2008. She has led efforts in fundraising, having directed national grassroots campaign to raise over $50,000 to build VietHope’s Youth Development Program in collaboration with the Union of North American Vietnamese Students Association (uNAVSA). She currently spearheads the management of staff volunteers, donor relations, and program evaluation. Vi received her BA from Yale University and is currently working as a Data Strategist at City Colleges of Chicago.

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