Brought up in South Vietnam and studied at University there. Worked for a couple of years on a research project with women and their children with HIV/AIDS who have been infected by their husbands. Received an Erasmus grant and studied for an MSc. In Public Health in Stockholm, Amsterdam and Edinburgh. Returned to Vietnam early this year and am now working for the World Health Organisation in Hanoi. Got married on 7th November this year and plan to continue living in Hanoi with my husband Minh Duc.