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UYEN VU

operations + CAPACITY BUiLDING Manager

Rainier Valley Corps Fellow (2019-2021)

she / her / they

206-860-1026 ext. 207

uyen@powerfulvoices.org

Uyen manages the daily operations of Powerful Voices to maintain an engaging and productive space for learning, and thinks creatively about organizational capacity building to foster a healing and supportive environment. 

Uyen grew up in Houston, Texas and fell ardently in love with the PNW. Her experience growing up as a first–generation Vietnamese American immigrant and a queer person of color has shaped her passion for supporting underserved communities and developing leaders of color. Her hope is that they are empowered to become the force of liberation and change against institutional injustices. Through her creativity, awareness, and a knack for problem-solving, she brings in a unique perspective for operations and HR that challenges traditional white dominant structures. Fun Fact: she has played over 50 board games & loves reading the rules.