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Trang Vu Hongread bio
Originally from Hanoi, Trang Vu Hong graduated from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam in 2013 and went on to obtain Advanced Diploma on Italian culture from the University of Perugia, Italy. A firm believer in gender equality, she has worked and volunteered for multiple UN projects on gender and civic engagement. In 2015, she embarked on a multi-university MA program on European studies in France, Germany and Sweden on EU's prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarship. In parallel with her studies, she served as a long-term contributor to Italian National Association for civilian victims of war; Vietnam's largest open online resources on international studies (nghiencuuquocte.org) and interned as research assistant on post-1979 East Asian Peace at the Department of Peace and Conflict in Uppsala, Sweden. Trang has studied in Vietnamese, English, French, Italian and German, speaks fluent Mandarin, Spanish and conversational Swedish, Japanese and Portuguese. A junior intercultural trainer, translator and social activist, she represented Vietnam in numerous international events on social justice, peace and leadership, such as European Feminist School, Transeuropa Festival, CAUX Peace and Leadership program, etc. She was selected as a speaker on cultural globalisation and its impact on youth at the 2017 World Youth Forum in Egypt. Additionally, two of her poems (in French and in Italian) have been selected for publication by Duino Italian International Poetry contest in 2017 and 2018. Having an abiding interest in modern Chinese novels written by and about Chinese women, she wishes to deepen her Chinese skills and delve into China's soft power in through the spread of women writing at Yenching Academy.