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Theme: Women and Ideas

This event occurred on
January 12, 2011
Ho Chi Minh City

With an upgraded license from TED, TEDxSaigon will proudly organize TEDxSaigonWomen, a truly LIVE conference that aims to bring unique TED-like experience focusing on the worth-spreading ideas presented by and for women. They will draw on both TEDWomen Talks provided by TEDWomen centered in Washington, DC. and three exclusive speakers invited by the TEDxSaigon Board of Advisors.

Venue Sponsor to be announced on 24 Dec 2010
Venue Address to be announced on 24 Dec 2010
Ho Chi Minh City
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Chu Thi Hong Anh

Chairwoman of JWT advertising agency, creator of Suc Song Moi TV show and magazine, and brand ambassador for Elle Vietnam, who will talk about breaking out of the traditional housewife role and how she makes decisions in the 21st century as a businesswoman and single mother.

Vo Thi Hoang Yen

A polio survivor, founder and director of the Disability Resource and Development Foundation, and one of Vietnam’s top experts on disability issues, who will give a speech about the importance of empowering people with disabilities (PWD) so they can lead full, normal lives and contribute their part to society.

Ngo Thanh Van

One of Vietnam's most famous actresses ("The Rebel", "Clash" − both of which aired at Tribeca Film Festival) and also the general director of VAA, the biggest talent agency in Vietnam. She will deliver her fresh ideas on the changing role of women and their identity in the regional film industry.

Organizing team


Hcmc, Vietnam
  • Thanh-Thuy Nguyen
    Chief Curator
  • Mimi Vu
    Program Manager
  • Kate Drance
    Communications Director