Linh is a young international development professional with more than seven years of experience in non-profit management in Vietnam and the United States. Since 2012, she has worked as a determined human rights advocate for women, children, and LGBTIQ+ people. Before she came to the United States for the master’s degree in International Development at American University as Fulbright Scholar, she worked for the Center for Studies and Applied Sciences in Gender – Family – Women and Adolescents (CSAGA), a local NGO in Vietnam that supports people vulnerable to gender-based violence and discrimination.
In Vietnam, Linh participated in managing and operating a number of projects and campaigns responding to gender equality, gender-based violence, sexual harassment, women’s economic empowerment, and women in politics. Besides working to provide direct supporting services for survivors and victims of domestic violence and gender-based violence, she also participated in communication and advocacy. From 2013-2015, she was coordinator of the national campaign responding to the 16 days to stop gender-based violence against women and girls initiated by the United Nations. From 2012-2016, she and her fundraising team at CSAGA raised millions of dollars to support vulnerable group from development funds and foundations, UN agencies, and international NGOs.
In United States, she and her team helped design strategic plan and advocacy guidance for the Global Ties U.S., an NGO that focuses on promoting international exchange and engaging citizens in foreign affairs. In March 2018, she was communication coordinator of the 3rd Celebration of International Women’s Day by the Rotary International at World Bank headquarter in Washington D.C. In June 2018, Linh went back to Vietnam and worked for Thrive Networks, an international NGO serving underprivileged communities in rural Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia with water, sanitation, and hygiene provision. Before she came to Australia for the master program in Peace and Conflict Studies at The University of Queensland as Rotary Peace Fellow, she worked as national consultant for the UNDP Vietnam, with concentration on national governance and citizen participation. 
Please join us for this special Guest Speaker.
Linh Nong
Rotary Peace Fellow.
Currently Studying in Brisbane
Guest speaker Upper Blue Mountains Rotary
0740 Tuesday March 30 2020.
Via Zoom from Queensland
Whilst this is a face-to-face breakfast meeting for Club members, guests are invited to attend this meeting on ZOOM at 7:40am. Register your interest with Paul Campbell Log in details will be forwarded to you two days before the meeting.