In Ysummit 2010 (14th November 2010), we discussed about the synergy of overseas Vietnamese communities.


– To explore three models of Vietnamese expatriates’ networks and communities

– To discuss and form a new model to connect Vietnamese overseas to better facilitate exchanges of knowledge and resources

– To inspire and encourage youth to participate in the formation of such a platform

Discussion Flow:

– Discussion with Mdm. Ton Nu Thi Ninh and Mdm. Pham Chi Lan on existing models of Vietnamese expatriates networks.

– Youth perspectives from the experience of Mr. Pham Anh Khoa and Mr. Dang Tan Duc in building youth organizations.

– Introduction to Yplatform and where we, YOUTHS, can fit in. Open floor discussions with speakers and audience.

 The synergy of overseas Vietnamese communities

Speakers: (from left to right)

– Moderator: Ms. Le Thi Ngoc Giao (Founding Member & Executive Coordinator, Yplatform; Program Head, Ysummit 2010 & Ychallenge 2011)

– Mdm. Pham Chi Lan (Former Member of the Prime Minister’s Research Commission of Vietnam; Former Vice President, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Member of the Board of Advisors, Yplatform)

– Mdm. Ton Nu Thi Ninh (President of the Founding Committee, Tri Viet University; Former Vice Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, Vietnam’s National Assembly; Former Ambassador of Vietnam to the European Union)

– Mr. Pham Anh Khoa (Thomas J. Watson Fellow; Co-Founder, VietAbroader)

– Mr. Dang Tan Duc (Co-Founder, Project Mam Xanh; Former President, Vietnamese Community in NUS; Founding Member, Ysummit 2010)