Dr. Anhlan Nguyen, ICF ACC, PMP, DBA
Development and Marketing Director of ICEVN (Institute for Civic Education in Vietnam)
Executive Director, Lyceum - Professional and Life Skills Development for Success!
ICF certified Professional Transformation Coach
Certified MHS EQ-i 2.0 Assessment Administrator – EI Coach
Dr. Nguyen currently works as the Development and Marketing Director of the Institute for Civic Education in Vietnam (www.icevn.org), an US based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization specialized in civic education and humanity science for the students in Vietnam and worldwide. She also the Executive Director of Lyceum, a social enterprise specialized in professional and life skills development for success (www.lyceumglobal.net). She has been a community activist and an educator all her life. Dr. Nguyen believes the future is in the hands of the young. Her accomplishments include the establishment of the Vietnamese Youth Center of Toronto, Canada; the National Youth Leadership Development Camp “Len Duong” for young community activists from across USA and Canada; and the hosting of numerous community programs aimed at developing Asian-American youths and young adults. Dr. Nguyen is currently the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Vietnamese Culture and Science Association (www.vcsa.org). In 2012, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the Board of Vietnam Education Foundation (www.vef.gov), a national foundation established by US government to foster the relationship between United States and Vietnam through education. In 2014, she was the elected Board Chair and she served this role until the last board term in 2016. The foundation established a strong bridge between US and Vietnam through educational exchange and scientific research collaboration initiatives and helped to train 600+ Ph.D. and Masters’ students in Science and Technology, Mathematics and Environmental Science.
Dr. Nguyen has received numerous awards and recognitions including “Top 30 Influential Women of Houston” Award by D-MAR communication; and “Americanism Medal” by The Honor Society of Daughters of American Revolution (DAR) in 2017; “Top 25 Women in Houston” award by Comerica Bank and Steed Society in 2010; “Asian American Heritage Award in Science and Technology” by Asian Heritage Society in San Diego, California in 2013; “Texas Women’s Leadership Empowerment” by Texas Women Empowerment Foundation in 2011; “Local Hero” by Bank of America in 2006 and “Five Outstanding Young Houstonians” by Houston Jaycee in 2000. Dr. Nguyen graduated Summa-Cum-Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science in 1989 and received a master's in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, Canada, in 1993. She attained her Doctoral Degree in Business Administration specialized in Project Management from Northcentral University in 2015. She is a life-long learner and continues to follow her passion in education through her non-profit work.