Presidential Perspective: Tropes of a Dragon Lady

Presidential Perspective: Tropes of a Dragon Lady

Former UNAVSA President, Thoa Kim Nguyen, shares another piece for the Presidential Perspective series. Read below for another soulfully crafted piece by Thoa. “…My roommate and I dubbed you ‘Dragon lady’” he proclaimed loudly, while laughing and awkwardly...

Presidential Perspective: My Journey to Hell and Back

This entry is the first installation of the “Presidential Perspective” series, written by current UNAVSA President, Thoa Kim Nguyen. This will be a series of a few short stories from Thoa’s experiences as the face of UNAVSA and about her life as a Vietnamese American...
Welcome to the UNAVSA Blog

Welcome to the UNAVSA Blog

UNAVSA is proud to present the relaunch of the UNAVSA Blog! The blog will be a platform for UNAVSA members and external contributors to engage our community through a collective of creative storytelling. The blog will feature personal narratives, photography...
#TBT to UNAVSA-12: Tonga Nguyen

#TBT to UNAVSA-12: Tonga Nguyen

Dear attendees, I would like to share with all of you my experience of a very special, joyful long weekend in Seattle. Throughout my stay at the conference, I felt belonged, comfortable, relaxed, happy. I have had tremendous fun and created close relationships with...
Blog #20: 20/20 Vision – A Conference Recap

Blog #20: 20/20 Vision – A Conference Recap

Want to relive some of those conference memories? Read on to hear about some first UNAVSA Conference experiences from the 2015 Visionary Scholarship Class (Vuong Nguyen, Jennifer Nguyen, Natalie Doan-Dunnum, John Nguyen, Kevin Le, Wesley Tran, Royce Le, Katherine...
#TBT to UNAVSA-12: Olyvia Chac-Nguyen

#TBT to UNAVSA-12: Olyvia Chac-Nguyen

Dear UNAVSA-12, It is a little prolonged but I wanted to some how convey my feelings to you all and my experiences of the past week. During closing ceremony and Positive Sparks, as I sat anxiously twiddling my thumbs, a female came up from behind and embraced me...