General Director Vietnam Science Institute of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)
Movers and Shakers

The “Movers & Shakers” award recognises the work of Professor Dr. Nguyen Thi Thuan for her work in the field of labour, gender issues and poverty alleviation.

The 37-year track record of Dr Nguyen Thi Thuan speaks of her commitment to poverty alleviation, the dignity of women, the disabled, as well as education in her home country, Vietnam. Dr Nguyen has been recognised for her work by several agencies. She is a recipient of the Labor Medal of Vietnam Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs. In addition, she was also given the Labor Medal by the Vietnam Trade Union.

The Asia HRD Awards Committee is honoured to bestow upon Professor Dr. Nguyen Thi Thuan the “Movers & Shakers Award 2019” for moving and shaking old beliefs and creating new paradigms in the field of human rights.