Pham Truong Son

Deputy Director & Director of Nonprofit Partnerships

from August 2009

Biography

Son is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with local not-for-profit organizations and managing LIN’s activities and programs.

Son is a skilled communicator and community organizer with over twenty years’ experience working with youth, children and vulnerable populations in Vietnam with a specialization in addressing HIV/AIDS issues, civil society and social work.

Prior to joining the LIN Center for Community Development, Son served as Director of the “Condom Café” project in Ho Chi Minh City since 1996. Son participated in the South East Asia Popular Communication Program (SEAPCP) in 2000 and, from 2002 to 2004, he worked as a community practitioner and trainer in many South East Asia countries before returning to work for The Vietnam HIV/AIDS/STIs Clinic Network project (HCCN) as a peer education program coordinator. In addition to working with LIN, Son is also the Vietnam Country Representative for SEAPCP.

Son is a native Vietnamese speaker and fluent in English. Son studied human right, civic engagement, community development and people’s organizing in South East Asia countries. He had a BA in Business Governance and Master of Public Policy at Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management in Vietnam.