Nguyen Thi Minh Tien, Vice-Director of the Faculty of International Studies at Hanoi University, Vietnam, will be presenting on Vietnam in transition: Political economy of development.

In 1998, she graduated with a BA degree from Hanoi National University. She also obtained a banking credit degree at the Banking Academy in 1999. From 2007 to 2009, she earned two Master’s Degrees – the first in the field of sociology with a scholarship from Toulouse II University and the second in economic expertise and international project management from Paris 12 University.

She has obtained extensive experience working for varied international projects on sustainable development, such as Vietnam energy efficient lighting funded by UNDP, a Vietnam HIV/AIDS prevention project funded by the World Bank and a Mekong sub-regional project to combat child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation funded by UNESCAP. Her teaching responsibilities at the Faculty of International Studies at Hanoi University include international project management and globalisation.

Hanoi University and the Department of Politics and International Relations are collaborating to run a short-burst module