Tran Thi Thu Ha, Ph.D

Dr Tran Thi Thu Ha was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012
University of Agriculture and Forestry, Hue University
  • Assoc. Prof. Tran Thi Thu Ha is one of the five Hue University academics/lecturers who achieved Associate Professor status before 40 in 2012.
  • Assoc. Prof. Tran Thi Thu Ha has over 24 years of research and teaching expertise, as well as many years of mentoring students to effectively research and serve the community. She has also made substantial contributions to local agriculture in the central provinces, receiving multiple Science and Technology Awards. 
  • Assoc. Prof. Tran Thi Thu Ha’s research is based on practical demands related to crop production. Her work is highly appreciated by local farmers.

MSc. Nguyen Van Nhieu Em

Lecturer | School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Can Tho University (CTU)
  • MSc. Nguyen Van Nhieu Em has extensive experience working and teaching in the fields of training, sustainable development, community value creation, agriculture, and rural and urban development, contributing to local economic growth.
  • MSc. Nguyen Van Nhieu Em has initiated and implemented various projects, including cooperative-linking and capacity-building along the value chain; community issue resolution through the use of SL/CEL in teaching topics; and community problem solving through the use of SL/CEL in teaching subjects (Practical Sociology; Community Development, Livelihoods, Urban Sociology, etc.). His research focuses on issues impacting impoverished households in the Mekong Delta, as well as providing assistance to disadvantaged people and groups.

MSc. Vu Van Hieu

Lecturer | Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ton Duc Thang University
  • MSc Vu Van Hieu has 10 years of expertise in migrant worker training, capacity building, and community development initiatives. He is in charge of making professional relationships and performing community service on an individual, group, and community level.
  • MSc Vu Van Hieu won an award for the Vietnam Anti-Corruption Initiative Program 2014 (VACI 2014) under the theme “Transparency, Integrity, and Accountability”. He is the project manager of “Supporting migrant workers and their children to access education and health services in Ho Chi Minh City,” funded by the Justice Initiatives Facilitation Fund (JIFF).

MSc. Dinh Thi Huong Giang

Lecturer at Faculty of Event Management and Communication Technology at School of Hospitality and Tourism – Hue University (HAT-HU)
  • Master of Developmental Communication, University of the Philippines Los Banos
  • Areas of expertise: 
    • Participatory Development Communication
    • Tourism Destination Image
    • Community Engaged Learning
  • MSc. Dinh Thi Huong Giang has more than 12 years of teaching experience at the School of Hospitality and Tourism- Hue University (HAT-HU), as well as 1 year working for a community-based natural resource development project with ethnic minorities in Thua Thien Hue province’s mountainous areas.
  • MSc. Huong Giang has been one of the three pioneering teachers at HAT-HU to implement the community learning technique into the public university curriculum since 2016. She is now working with a number of local community groups to foster university-community collaborations.

MSc. Nguyen Tran Lan Chi

Deputy Head of Office of International Relations and Communication
Lecturer at the School of Foreign Languages, Danang Architecture University (DAU)
  • MSc. Nguyen Tran Lan Chi has more than 5 years of experience in CEL integration into language skill courses for language-major students and other CEL activities at Danang University of Architecture (DAU).
  • Aside from lecturing, MSc. Lan Chi is also interested in CEL research. She believes that incorporating CEL into the curriculum can enhance learners’ careers by preparing them with the information, abilities, and attitudes needed to adapt to their working environment after graduation.

MSc. Nguyen Duc Vinh

Director | Center for Research, Training and Consultancy for Local development – STG
  • Mr. Nguyen Duc Vinh graduated with a Master’s degree in Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics from the Cologne University of Applied Sciences (Federal Republic of Germany).
  • Mr. Duc Vinh is now a senior consultant and expert in the field of training and advising on local economic development and business strategy development for small and medium enterprises and cooperatives.
  • Mr. Duc Vinh has been a leading expert in asset-based community development (ABCD) research, consulting, and training since 2008.
  • Mr. Duc Vinh is currently the Director of the Center for Research, Training and Consultancy for Local Development – STG, as well as the Secretary General of the Plastic and Health Action Partnership of Vietnam.

MSc. Pham Truong Son

Director | Tinh Than Foundation
Vice Director/Director of NPO Services at LIN Center for Community Development
President of the Southern Nonprofit Organization
  • Mr. Son was trained as a community leader with coordination skills, collaboration and people organization, human rights and community development activities by the South East Asia Popular Communication Program from 2000 to 2004. Following that, he took part in community organizing and mobilization training in some Southeast Asian nations.
  • In 2004, he returned to Vietnam and joined the STI/HIV/AIDS Community Clinic Network.
  • In 2015, he served as the director of two foundation programs: the Nuclear Change Program and the Young Leadership Circle. 
  • Mr. Son is now the creator of the Southern Non-Profit Network, which focuses on social service and community development in the Ho Chi Minh City area and throughout Southern Vietnam.