Co-Founder and CEO at Global Mentor Network
Thuy is an entrepreneur and journalist with a passion for creating economic and educational access for all, as well as a deep commitment to cultivating diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and in society. Currently, she's co-founder and CEO of the Global Mentor Network - a mission-driven company focused on providing insights from the transformational leaders of today to build the transformational leaders of tomorrow, enabling mentorship at scale and democratizing leadership development. Prior to co-founding GMN, she spent more than two decades in journalism and earned 7 Emmy awards as a television reporter and anchor. A refugee from Vietnam, Thuy was one of the nation's first Vietnamese American news broadcasters and has been interviewed by major media outlets such as the New York Times, CNN and the San Francisco Chronicle. The Bay Area News Group named her one of Northern California's "Most Inspiring Women." Following stints as an anchor/reporter at ABC and CBS stations as well as NPR, she played a key role in launching "KQED Newsroom" - a current affairs program on one of the nation's largest and most respected public media stations - where she was founding anchor and moderator. She is a sought after keynote speaker, emcee and moderator both at in-person and virtual events. Thuy is a board member at The RealReal public company, serving as chairwoman of The RealReal Foundation. She has also been an Advisor at DocuSign, the most widely used eSignature and digital transaction management platform in the world. In 2019, Thuy was recognized with a Community Leadership Award from the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation. The group's previous honorees include legendary architect I.M. Pei, former U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang. Her immigration story will be a featured audio-visual exhibit at the Angel Island Immigration Museum opening in California in 2022. For interview requests or to book Thuy as a speaker/moderator, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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