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VIET Power: Building Vietnamese American Leadership through Transnational Internships

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Come learn about leadership through the VIET (Vietnamese Involvement and Engagement Tour) Fellows Program:

  • How Vietnamese Americans reconnect to their cultural roots and become leaders in their communities.
  • How Vietnamese Americans are addressing the legacy of Agent Orange/Dioxin.
  • Opportunities for you to make a positive change in the world.
  • Share good food and community with UMass Boston's Vietnamese Student Association.



  • Thanh Xuan Nguyen, Consultant for Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP), VIET Fellows Program
  • Quang Truong, Tufts University, Current VIET Fellow
  • Tien Do, Boston University, Current VIET Fellow
  • Vietnamese Student Association (VSA), UMass Boston

Sponsors: Asian American Studies Program, Vietnamese Student Association, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

For more information, or if you need accommodations due to a disability, please contact Loan Dao, Professor of Asian American Studies, at

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.