Anna Nguyen Vo (Chair)
Master of Public Relations and Communications ‘11

Nguyen (Anna) received her Master of Public Relations and Communications at UQ in 2011. When Nguyen was at UQ, she was a co-founder of UQ Vietnamese Students Association (UQVSA) as she wanted to connect all Vietnamese students at UQ and promote Vietnamese culture in Australia. Since coming back to Vietnam, Nguyen has been working as a marketing and communication professional in the education industry. She wants to keep connecting all UQ alumni who have been back to Vietnam and strengthen the network for further development and collaboration.



Hồ Thái Bình (Deputy Chair)
Master of Commerce (Applied Finance) ‘13

Binh graduated in the Master of Commerce in 2013 and has a strong interest in using his knowledge of business to solve social problems. Since he was a student, he founded and led many non-profit organizations that address environmental and educational issues. As a result, Binh understood the importance of applying business strategies to ensure a sustainable and effective social impact. In 2014, he and his father founded SiGen to commercialize the invention of anti-mosquito manholes in urban stormwater drainage systems. The solution has received numerous awards for its simplicity and effectiveness. The solution is receiving more and more support from local authorities, scientists, and local people thanks to its effectiveness in preventing odours, fast drainage, and eliminating mosquitoes’ growth and development environment. SiGen started to successfully deploy the solution in many localities across the country in 2019. In 2016, Binh participated in the First Aid course from the non-profit project Survival Skills Vietnam (SSVN). Since childhood, Binh has survived many serious accidents thanks to his mother, who is a doctor, was present in first aid properly and in time, he realized the vital significance of this skill for the community. Binh created the First Aid mobile application which is the first-aid instruction mobile application in Vietnamese to give back to SSVN. In 2018, when SSVN was having difficulty in scaling up due to its complete reliance on founders’ time and financial contributions, Binh joined the founding team as a director and transforming SSVN into a social enterprise model. Since becoming a social enterprise, thanks to revenue from the business, SSVN from the charity teaching project for schools has developed a series of traditional and non-traditional solutions to help more than 55,000 Vietnamese people access basic knowledge. emergency. Binh is actively contributing to the startups in Vietnam to contribute to incubating the next generation of social entrepreneurs.