USAID, Oracle Vietnam and Coca-Cola spotlight women in STEM at national conference

On November 13, 2017, the second national conference and exhibition on Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, better known as STEM, took place at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology as part of the Building University-Industry Learning and Development through Innovation and Technology, also known as BUILD-IT, Alliance of Arizona State University.

Integrated STEM secondary education workshop “well received”

Together with the Secondary Education Department of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and Arizona State University, Thai Nguyen University of Education hosted a half-day workshop titled “Integrated Education: Experience and Emerging Issues in Vietnam.” The workshop took place on March 7, 2017 with 70 participants, including leaders and experts from the Department of Secondary Education, MOET, administrators and lecturers from Thai Nguyen University of Education, STEM education specialists, secondary school principals and STEM teachers, and representatives from ASU, Microsoft Vie

Q&A with published author focused on young women in STEM

Huong Nguyen is a young woman actively promoting STEM education in Vietnam through her work at ASU. Recently, she co-authored a paper with ASU’s Scott Danielson and Kathy Wigal that was reviewed by the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). Her paper, “Comparison of AUN-QA and ABET Accreditation,” was published in the proceedings of the ASEE’s 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition.

BUILD-IT Vietnam conference inspires women to pursue STEM careers.

A leadership conference and exhibition at the University of Danang drew several hundred attendees from across Southeast Asia as the first event in the Women in STEM Leadership Program — part of the Building University-Industry Learning and Development through Innovation and Technology Alliance. BUILD-IT, which was announced by President Barack Obama during his trip to Vietnam in June, is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development.