Quyen Vuong

Quyen
Bio

Description

Quyen is Co-founder and Executive Director of ICAN. She serves on the Board of Directors and Advisors of many organizations, including Healthier Kids Foundation, San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum, Mission College AANAPISI Committee. In 1989, she received the Fulbright Fellowship to work in the Vietnamese refugee camps in Hong Kong, and later went on a fact-finding trip with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to monitor the safety and reintegration of returnees sent back to Vietnam. She was inducted into Stanford Asian Alumni Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2012, Ms. Vuong was appointed by President Obama to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF), a US federal nonprofit agency with the mission to improve bilateral relationship between the two countries through educational exchange in STEM fields. She holds a BA in Economics from Yale University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Quyen completed her Master of Social Work at San Jose State University in 2017 with special focus on Mental Health to address increasing needs in the Vietnamese community.

Affiliation (s)

ICAN, Healthier Kids Foundation, San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum, Mission College AANAPISI Committee

Expertise (s)

Community advocacy, strategic collaboration, culturally sensitive program design, outreach, evaluation

Interest (s)