The Rise of Vietnamese-American Philanthropy

In this month-long blog series, we hope to explore the history, cultural traditions, and current practices of Vietnamese-American giving in order to demystify for many a demographic that holds great potential for the philanthropic sectors.

Global Diaspora Forum: Focus on the Vietnamese Diaspora

Last week, the Second Annual Global Diaspora Forum was held in Washington, DC. The event was hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In her opening remarks, she focused on the Vietnamese diaspora and the work of OneVietnam Network.

Disaster Stats That Ruined My Day

The European Commission’s disaster policy consortium MICRODIS, organized an Asian Symposium on Disaster Impact and Assessment in Asia conference. The bad new is that philanthropy can’t seem to get its act together and coordinate a response platform for donors and NGOs in the region.

What is the OneVietnam Network?

On the Picked Radish blog, XuanThu Pham posted an article describing how OneVietnam Network works and how users can use it to learn about pressing issues in the Vietnamese American and Vietnamese community. The unique space creates a community for those that care and take action.

OneVietnam Network Prepares For Beta Launch

Vietnamese communities worldwide will soon have a unique platform for communication and connection with Founded by 1st and 2nd generation Vietnamese-Americans, OneVietnam is an online network that acts as a nexus between individuals, communities, and philanthropic groups serving Vietnamese communities worldwide.

Our Second Anniversary

Asian Philanthropy Forum went live. Since then, we have posted 200 entries! We remind ourselves of why we started and how a conference in Vietnam brought us together