Every year, UNAVSA hosts a conference spanning the United States and Canada, inviting Vietnamese-interested youths and young professionals from all over to attend in order to benefit from workshops, philanthropy, regional entertainment, gala, networking, and much more. The conference staff has worked diligently to create an event that will serve as a catalyst to motivate and inspire individuals from all over North America.
UNAVSA is excited to welcome attendees from all stretches of locations and backgrounds. We hope to see you at the 11th annual conference in Dallas, TX!
Chief Diversity Officer,
Human Rights Campaign
Cuc Vu is the Chief Diversity Officer for the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest civil rights organization working to ensure equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. She started in 2009 launching a leadership pipeline program, Equality Leaders for the 21st Century, a transformational leadership development program that has inspired more women and people of color to join HRC’s boards and councils. Prior to HRC, Vu worked with the labor movement at the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees International Union. At SEIU, she led the union’s immigrant rights work and helped establish SEIU as the leading union on immigrant rights issues.
Chief Executive Officer/Founder,
Big Fish Presentations
Kenny Nguyen is the CEO/Founder of Big Fish Presentations, a company whose mantra is “turning presentations into experiences.” Nguyen and his team work daily with clients nationwide from Fortune 100 level to startups by providing high quality presentation design, presentation training, and creative video. He has been featured on popular news outlets such as TEDx, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Yahoo, Business Insider, Mashable, Huffington Post, and the Washington Post. He was awarded the title of 2012 CEO Student Entrepreneur of the Year by the nation’s largest collegiate entrepreneur organization CEO.
Children of Vietnam
Nancy Letteri has spent seven years with Children of Vietnam, first as a volunteer and then board member. Since January 2011 Letteri has been serving as Children of Vietnam’s Executive Director. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science after which she pursued a career in sales and marketing. The adoption of her two children from China and Vietnam prompted a career switch to the non-profit sector. Nancy has worked for over 15 years in development and communications for non-profits focusing on the well being of children and environmental stewardship.
Chief Executive Officer,
Sabastian Huynh became CEO + Identity Evangelist of Minus Zero, where he applies his experience and expertise to developing leaders and leadership programs for a diverse array of organizations, from nonprofits to companies on Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work list. After receiving degrees in human development and international development, Huynh set out to transform ideals into reality. Developing leaders became his mission. One of his first assignments took him far from the glass towers of his hometown of Dallas, TX. There he worked with non-governmental organizations to develop indigenous leaders who could combat human trafficking and unjust working environments.
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