Kristen Nguyen

Kristen Nguyen believes in the power of education to transform individuals and promote equity, inclusion and healing in communities.

Why you should listen

Kristen Nguyen has worn many hats as an educator, including classroom teaching (grades 3-12), curriculum development and instructional coaching. She is currently the manager of curriculum and professional learning at Success Bound, a company enhancing the middle school experience in partnership with educators. Previously, she supported the Chicago Public School district as a social and emotional learning (SEL) instructional specialist. She earned a bachelor of arts in English for secondary education from Grand Valley State University in Michigan, a master of arts in adventure/experiential education from Prescott College in Arizona and will earn her doctor of Education from Northeastern University in Boston in 2023.

Kristen Nguyen’s TED talk