Ms. Nhi Le
Boat People found freedom in USA in 1980, Author of five books of short stories, One of the founders and administrators of The Vietnamese Literary and Artistic Club (VLAC), Editor of “Ky Nguyen Moi” magazine since 2000
Mr. Cong Nguyen
BS - Systems Engineering, MS - Operations Research, Executive MA - National Security Affairs (in-Process) , Principal Systems Engineer & System Analyst, Volunteered services dedicating to: Growth of Vietnamese American community and Peace, democracy, freedom & prosperity for USA and Fatherland in Vietnam
Ms. Trinh Nguyen-Phan
BS & MS in Computer Science, Program Manager at Naval Research Laboratory, Vice President of Vietnamese American Community DC, MD and VA, Director, Teacher, Viet Language Curriculum Developer for Viet Schools
Dr. Dat Nguyen
Overseeing the Air Force’s Basic Research in cyber security , Participating in DoD’s STEM programs: NDSEG, JSHS, HBCU/MI, …, Teaching math and computer programming on Saturdays as a volunteer
Mr. Dien Nguyen
BS and MS from University of Maryland, College Park, Director of Finance System at Pragmatics, Director of Kimmy Duong Foundation
Dr. Sarah Bui
George Mason University Instructor & Published Scientist in Cell & Molecular Biology, Post-Doctorate fellow at the University of Michigan, Internal Secretary for Cong Dong VN HTD, Volunteers for Holy Martyrs of Vietnam Catholic Church, Nha Vietnam (501c), Phong Trao Viet Hung, Writer for Ky Nguyen Moi magazine, 2018 Cherry Blossom Princess, Miss Vietfest United States 2017
Dr. Vinh Nguyen
Research Scientist at Naval Research Lab 22 US patents; 100 + research publications Teacher/Staff at Vietnamese Language School (Holy Martyrs of Vietnam Church)
Dr. Hieu Bui
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Catholic University of America. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – NRC Research Fellow.
Dr. Dieu Thi Nguyen
Dr. Dieu-Thi Nguyen completed her undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College and continued on with her medical education at Dartmouth Medical School. She completed her residency training at the University of Virginia Health System. She currently practices as an internal medicine physician for the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group in Woodbridge, VA.
Dr. Quynh C. Nguyen
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at UMD School of Public Health, Researching neighborhood influences on health outcomes and health disparities
Mr. Mike Yocom
MBA from New Mexico State Colonel U.S. Army Retired Senior Executive, leading defense and intelligence business operations
Ms. Linda Weiss
Retired Human Resources executive with a passion for building talent. Master of Science in Business Information Systems and Juris Doctor.
Dr. Sung Nguyễn
Dr. Sung Nguyễn works for Google as a Cloud Technologist. He has been involved with many non-profit youth education organizations for 30 years. Sung believes his best work is accomplished through serving, educating the young generations, raising his children, and being an active citizen.
Dr. Can Xuân Nguyễn
Dr. Can Xuân Nguyễn - Deputy Associate Director at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States. Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology at George Mason University, teaching Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Business Intelligence and Advance Analytics. Advocate for higher education opportunities for women and minorities in science and technology via STEM program.
Dr. Ngọc-Hà Nguyễn
Dr. Ngoc-Ha Nguyen--internist Annandale, Virginia.
Dr. Phương-Anh Đặng-Vũ
Dr. Phương-Anh Đặng-Vũ attended Bryn Mawr College, received Medical Degree from Duke University School of Medicine, completed internship in Internal Medicine from Johns Hopkins Hospital, and residency in Dermatology from the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. Since 1992, she has been in private practice in Dermatology in Northern Virginia.
Dr. Denise Xuân-Trang Nguyễn
Dr. Denise Xuân-Trang Nguyễn, DDS, Medical College of Virginia Specialist in Orthodontics, Howard University, School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics Private orthodontic practice in Vienna, VA
Mr. Nhật-Phương Lâm
Mr. Nhật-Phương Lâm, BSEE and MSEE from UMCP; MSSE from Naval Postgraduate School. Technical Director for Surface Ship Missile Systems - Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems.
Mr. Michael Bowers
Mr. Mike Bowers – President, Pragmatics, Inc. MBA from George Washington University Over 30 years of experience leading Federal government contracting firms. Honored to serve as a judge for the Kimmy Duong Foundation Education Program
Dr. ThucNhi Nguyen
Dr. Nguyen works on issues of global health with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias among older adults. Her work has impacted critical humanitarian policy work, focusing on environmental factors and social structures that contribute to these problems, and has previously been involved with nonprofit community organizations that contribute to the needs of recent immigrant populations.
Ms. Jekka Garner
Ms. Jekka Garner, BFA with Distinction, UNC Chapel Hill; JD, Cum Laude, Washington College of Law. During her time at WCL, Jekka completed more than 375 pro bono hours earning her Exceptional Service Honors. She has formerly worked as both a government affairs clerk and senior assistant counsel. Currently she serves as associate general counsel for Berkeley Research Group in Washington, DC.
Mr. David Nguyen
David Nguyen is a Principal Systems Engineer at Northrop Grumman, focusing on satellite systems design. He received a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of California Irvine (2016) and MS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of California Los Angeles (2017).
Ms. Nicholle Vo
Ms. Nicholle Vo serves as a counsel on Capitol Hill focused on oversight and investigations. She received a B.A. in Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.
Mrs. Dieu-Quyen Nguyen-Khoa
Co-founded the Ben Em Dang Co Ta Foundation, News Anchor at Saigon Broadcasting Television Network (SBTN), Math/World Language Teacher at Pacifica High School (GGUSD), BS Computer Science Mathematics, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB-1988), President of the Vietnamese Teacher Associates in Southern California, Vice-President – Union of Overseas Vietnamese Language Schools, State of California Legislature Woman of the Year (2009), Asian Pacific Islander Heritage by the Honorable Lou Correa, 34th Senatorial District (2014)
Mr. Dat Vo
Dat Vo – Texas licensed attorney, United States Army Judge Advocate.
Dr. Duy Duong-Tran
Dr. Duy Duong-Tran is a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at The United States Naval Academy. He is also a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. During his PhD, he has worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. In terms of service, he was the chair of health and wellness (Purdue Engineering) and a consultant for the Purdue Industrial Engineering Head Search in 2021.
Dr. Nghia Cong Truong
Being asked to be a judge for the Kim My Foundation Awards is a great privilege and honour to be involved with future leaders of society.
Dr. Thuy V. Nguyen
Dr. Thuy V. Nguyen (Nguyên Vị-Thủy), board-certified dermatologist, in private practice in Ellicott city, MD since 1990. BS '80 and MD'84 from University of Virginia. Residencies at University of Maryland in Internal Medicine '87, and Dermatology '90. Served as President of Maryland Society of Dermatology in 2000. Treasurer of Vietnamese American Medical Association 2005-2011.
Mr. Chanh Nguyen
Former Founder and CEO at CN Infusion Resources. Former General Manager and Director of Pharmacy at Apria Healthcare, Clinical Home Heath, Inova Home Infusion. Former Clinical Pharmacist at Georgetown University Hospital and Hospital of University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Ha T. Le
Dr. Ha T. Le, board certified anesthesiologist. BS Mechanical & BioEngineering, minor in Economics UCSD '84, Hewlett-Packard '84-'86. Medical Degree from New York Medical College '90. Residency in anesthesiology @ Johns Hopkins Hospital '94. Private practice, Ha T. Le. MD Anesthesiology Services,LLC since 1994.
Dr. Zeinab Karake
Dr. Zeinab Karake is the associate dean for culture and community and a professor of IS at the RH. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park. She is an educator, researcher, and consultant.
Mr. Vinh T Nguyen
Mr. Vinh T Nguyen is currently a professor and counselor at Northern Virginia Community College. He holds a Master's degree in Counseling & Development.
Dr. ThanhVu (Vu) Nguyen
ThanhVu (Vu) Nguyen is an assistant professor of Computer Science at George Mason; Program director of MS in Software Engineering; Research on AI safety and software correctness.
Ms. Alissa Karton
Ms. Alissa Karton, a proud member of the GMU community for 28 years, Alissa works for the Vice President for University Life, and also founded 1st Rd S with her husband, Gary.
Ms. Laura Pham
Ms. Laura Pham graduated from University of Maryland in 2021 with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. There, she also finished her Master's Degree in Electrophysics in 2023. She currently works at Goddard Space Flight Center as an electrical engineer.