Nguyen Chieu Anh

Current Status: At risk

Photo of Nguyen Chieu Anh

Other Names: Nguyễn Chiêu Anh Phượng

Date of Birth: 1978

Gender: F

Religion: Not specified

Ethnicity: Kinh

Occupation: Author

Areas of Activism:

  • Freedom of expression
  • Human rights

Our latest video interview with Vietnamese female activists is with social activist and poet Chieu Anh Nguyen, who, through different channels, hopes to plant seeds for social change. One of these channels is the foundation the "Green Kernel," which provides support for high-achieving students from poor regions of Vietnam. With education and kindness, she hopes to expand their viewpoints. Watch the full interview here! Chieu Anh also recently wrote a story about former political prisoner Nguyen Dang Minh Man's background and inspirations for her activism, which you can read here.

Details - Background, History of Activism, Contact Information.

Chieu Anh Nguyen is the pen name of Ms. Nguyễn Chiêu Anh Phượng, a young poet currently living and working in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. Her poems appear consistently in Vietnamese literary magazines and websites. She is the author of two collections of poetry: C.A.N. (Writers’ Association Press, 2010) and Gió (forthcoming).

Chieu Anh also established a scholarship foundation called Green Kernel to help poor children. 

In July 2012, she joined several protests against China’s territorial claims to the Paracel Islands and Spratly Islands.

Profile last updated: 2019-09-02 03:33:25

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