Hanh Bui, MA

Hanh Bui, MA

Head of External Engagement

Fellow, Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Arts and Sciences

Biography

  • Hanh Bui is the Director of External Engagement of VinUniversity cum Director of “The Vingroup Science and Technology Scholarship Program for Master’s and Doctoral Degrees for Overseas Study”.
  • Prior to joining VinUniversity, Hanh has had more than 10 years of work experience with the UK and US governments. She served as Vice-Consul at the British Embassy, Hanoi for almost 2 years. Prior to that, she worked for the Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF), an independent U.S. Federal Government agency, for eight years, as Senior Program Manager. At VEF, Hanh managed three educational exchange programs which sent more than 650 Vietnamese nationals to the U.S. for Master’s/Ph.D. studies and post-doctoral training and almost 60 U.S. professors to teach courses in Vietnam.

PROFESSIONAL interests

  • Education exchange
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Women’s empowerment

Teaching interests

  • English as a Second Language
  • Community Service

Selected awards and honors

  • Vietnamese Goodwill Ambassador for the City of Palmerston North, New Zealand, May 2017
  • Certificate of High Academic Achievements, Massey University, August 2016
  • Full Master’s scholarship award by the New Zealand Agency for International Development (NZAid) for Vietnamese scholars, January 2016
  • Certificates of Excellence from the VEF Executive Director in summers 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 for the exceptional contributions to the VEF mission

Education

  • Master’s Degree: Massey University, New Zealand, 2017
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Vietnam National University, Hanoi, 2005