Inspiring Profiles

Travel Around the World Through Traditional Medicine with Debby Nguyễn

At the beginning of 2020, 19-year-old Debby Nguyễn was looking for ingredients to make spring rolls in an...

Solving Scientific Problems Together

Can we solve Canada’s opiod crisis with a long-lasting targeted painkiller delivery system? Can we inject drugs directly into the central nervous system to treat stroke and spinal cord injuries? How can...

Hoi An Flood – Determination and ingenuity allowed inhabitants to make the best of a challenging time.

Lên, 57 years old, offered boat rides the day after typhoon Molave hit central Vietnam. This area...

5 Minutes with Alden Anderson: Focusing on Ethnic Minorities

From the age of nine, Alden Anderson was attracted to photography. Now, with more than 20 years in the profession, the 37-year-old photographer from Los Angeles has...

Meet Vietnamese Canadian Actor and Dancer Mickeey Nguyen

Five words describe Mickeey Nguyen, a Vietnamese Canadian dancer and actor ­– progressive, passionate, charming, funny, and caring. While Nguyen’s mother was a  Saigonese, his dad lived in Hue....

Meet The Man Who Plays Mulan’s Kind-Hearted Cricket, Jun Yu

Mulan is a live action drama film, released by Walt Disney Pictures earlier this year. It is a remake of Disney’s 1998 animated film based on the Chinese folk tale. This year’s...

The Fairytale Relationship Of Singers Dong Nhi And Ong Cao Thang

Singer Dong Nhi is well loved by Millennials in Vietnam, since her popular songs such as Khoc (Cry) or Loi thu toi ngot ngao (Sweet Confession) are part of their youth. During...

Kelvin Tran, CFO of TD Bank US

Are you a new graduate from class of 2020? Are you looking for a new job? Are you wondering if multiple degrees worth it? Meet Kelvin Vi Luan Tran, the CFO of TD...

Tuan-An Tran, a Vietnamese Virtuoso Living in the United States.

Tuan-An Tran is a talented Vietnamese guitarist, who always has his homeland on his mind. Through his music, which has been imprinted with the national soul, Tran expresses his great love for...

Nguyen Cong Tri: Designer to the Stars

Nguyen Cong Tri was born and raised in Da Nang in a family with eight siblings. In 1996, he attended the University of Architecture, Faculty of Fine...

Gari Nguyen – A young woman warrior of Vietnamese literature.

At the age of 25 people often struggle with life choices, especially those concerning their careers. Gari Nguyen is unusual in this respect and has achieved success in Vietnamese literature. Nguyen Yen Phuong, her real...

Brittanya Karma, confident to the max!

Brittanya Karma,  (real name Phuong Linh Nguyen), has built a huge audience in the Vietnamese online community due to her funny clips. The 28-year-old vlogger’s stories are usually about her daily...

Kayla Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American makes learning Vietnamese less stressful and more fun through Vietglish Fun

Kayla Nguyen is a YouTube sensation who is well loved by both young Vietnamese and second generation Vietnamese. Kayla and her channel Vietglish Fun are famous for humorous videos that translate famous...

How A Vietnamese-American Military Doctor Gives Back

Dr. Mylene Tran Huynh was only nine when she, along with her family, made a harrowing escape from Vietnam. Her family was amongst the first to leave Nha Trang as a part of...

Phi Huynh “I dream of bringing Vietnamese representation to Hollywood.”

Phi Huynh is a 30-year old Vietnamese-Canadian actor, who was born in Toronto (Etobicoke). When he was 14 years old, he was chosen by singer Ngoc Huyen for a Cai Luong segment...

5 Minutes with the Young Filmmaker Carol Nguyen

Carol Nguyen is a 21-year-old Vietnamese-Canadian filmmaker who was born in Toronto and currently lives in Montreal. She studied film at Etobicoke School of the Arts (2012-2016) and Concordia University (2016-2020). She...

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