Trung in a television talk with Minister of Science and Technology Mr. Nguyen Quan

Nguyen The Trung: Pioneer CEO in the Industry 4.0 Revolution

Developing a system of digital governance, or laying the foundation for STEM education in Vietnam – these two are among many outstanding contributions of Nguyen The Trung – an Australian Awards Scholarship alumnus and CEO of DTT Technology Joint Stock Company.



Nguyen Thao Van is an outstanding representative showcasing women in leadership as well as contributing to the community of people with disability

The will to live of the CEO with disability

Thao Van, who is wheelchair-bound, two years ago attended the 10 week course ‘Enabling Women’s Safety and Child Protection’ course at Flinders University, Adelaide under an Australia Awards Fellowship. The course in Australia had great impact on her career and life and gave her more confidence to continue her work assisting people with disability. “Coming back to Vietnam, I realised that Australia had taken many practical and specific actions to promote the integration of people with disabilities,” the CEO said.



Dr Chieu working with his students in a plant nursery

From Nung village to twice achieving Australian Awards

From the initial wish to learn Vietnamese to understand what the border guards were saying, Dr. Hoang Van Chieu tried very hard to receive a Masters scholarship and then a PhD scholarship at the Australian National University.



Mr Lam Binh Bao speaks to newly-returned alumni

Mr Lam Binh Bao: “Different roles in my life do not compete with each other”

Australia Awards alumnus Lam Binh Bao successfully balances his various roles, as the CEO of an international company, the co-founder of a coaching organization for enterprises and the leader of the core group of Australia Awards alumni in southern Vietnam.



Hong ANU library Oct 1990

Australia Awards Fellow Couple Use Research Results to Advocate for the Disadvantaged

Beginning their career in the mid 80s, when Viet Nam was experiencing a period of hardship before the economic open-door policies, Australia Awards husband and wife Fellows, Dr Le Bach Duong and Dr Khuat Thu Hong, managed to stay true to their love of social research. They would later become well-known public intellectuals who advocate for the rights and well-being of disadvantaged communities in Vietnam.


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