Believing that “students are entitled to the best education”, Ha Anh Phuong, a teacher at Huong Can High School, Phu Tho province, has created cross-border classes that are benefiting under-privileged students around the world. Phuong’s dedication has helped her to be honored by the Varkey Foundation as one of the "Top 50 excellent teachers worldwide".
Pianist, Professor Ton That Triem whose life has been devoted to music has successfully performed in many countries around the world. He continues to nurture and light the Hope Choir - an ensemble consisting of vision-impaired singers in Hanoi, using music to connect friends across five continents.
Dr. Nguyen Thanh Liem, Director of the Vinmec Research Institute of Stem Cell and Gene Technology, is one of two scientists named on the list of the top 100 scientists in Asia 2019 by the Singapore-based Asian Scientist Magazine.
The world’s first limb transplant from a living donor has successfully been conducted by surgeon Nguyen The Hoang and his colleagues from the Upper Limb Surgery and Microsurgery Department of Hanoi’s Central Military Hospital 108.
Associate Professor Doctor Ngo Minh Thuy, Vice President of the University of Languages (ULIS) and International Studies of the Vietnam National University (VNU), is among four honorees honored by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for her outstanding contributions to Japan’s external affairs and Japan-Vietnam relations.
In 2018, Nguy Thi Khanh, director of the Green Innovation and Development Center (GreenID), became the first person from Vietnam to win the Goldman Environmental Prize which is the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists. Khanh’s efforts have helped eliminate 115 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions from the country annually.
Chairman of Lam Son Sugar Joint Stock Corporation (Lasuco), Labor Hero Le Van Tam, has been regarded by Thanh Hoa farmers as a close friend of agriculture. After more than 30 years of running his business, Tam has led Lasuco as a pioneer in agricultural development in Thanh Hoa - the home of sugarcane.
Supermodel Jessica Minh Anh is an innovative fashion show producer with extraordinary visual concepts. Her impressive catwalks have received global media coverage from CNN, FOX, CNBC, ABC, CBS, Telemundo, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue and Paris Match.
Nguyen Thu Ha from the Soils and Fertilizers Research Institute has created microorganisms to improve soil quality. Thought of as a vaccine for the soil, Ha’s microbial preparations won the gold prize at the Korea International Women’s Exposition in South Korea.
With over 30 international and national technological awards, Nguyen Hoa Binh is a popular name in the technology startup community. Binh has built his NextTech into a leading company in e-commerce, fintech, e-logistics, edtech and other technological areas.