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Letter from ALC President
I would like to express my gratitude to all that attended last week’s proceedings in Vietnam. It was my first trip as the newly elected President of the Alumni Leadership Committee, and it was a great honor to be there. While in Ho Chi Minh City, I had the opportunity to learn more about the impactful work that the Hinrich Foundation has done in the country to promote sustainable trade, and the work they will continue to do...read more
Mohammad Nurun Nobi
President, Alumni Leadership Committee
Bangladesh, HK PolyU, IPE ’16
Mr. Merle Hinrich's Vietnam Trip 
Mr. Merle A. Hinrich and his wife Miriam visited Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 5 – 9 July 2018 to attend the Vietnam Philanthropy Roundtable organized by the Asia Philanthropy Circle and a series of engaging activities with local partners and alumni. Read his message about the trip here.
Alumni - HF Collaboration

[Myanmar] New scholars interview & Education fair
Our thanks go to Juliet Shwe Gaung (Myanmar, HKBU MAIJS'14), and other Myanmar alumni for being wonderful hosts to Thuy Ho (Vietnam, HKBU MAIJS'15) when she came to Yangon to conduct interviews for this year's scholarships. While there, Juliet also represented Hinrich Foundation at the Education fair on 10 May at Yangon Polytechnic University. 

[Vietnam] Export Manager Advanced Training Program (EMAT 2018)
Phoebe Lu (China, HKBU BBA'14) attended the 6th cohort of EMAT in Ho Chi Minh city to learn how to expand her phone assessor business to a wider market.  While in town, she also met with Hinrich alumni and Mr.&Mrs.Hinrich during their business trip. Read on it here.

[Vietnam] Sharing at Vietnamese-German University
Mohammad Nurun Nobi (Bangladesh, HKPolyU '16) shared his journey in Hong Kong for his scholarship at an information session of the Vietnamese German University and has motivated and inspired the audience to pursuit their dreams. Read more here.
Alumni Updates
HFTriplets Miley Li (China, HKBU BBA '10) is currently based in Wuxi, China where she is busy raising her three kids, Xiao Taiyang, Xiao Yueliang, Xiao Xingxing (Little Sun, Moon and Star in Chinese). The eldest sister, Taiyang is 3 and the twin brothers are 2.
HF's got talentLinda Ma (China, HKPolyU CBS '18), who is also an expert in Chinese Medicine, recently finished her studies and returned to work for GS Startup Launchpad in Shenzhen. HF wishes Linda all the best on her next journey!
Featured Alumni
Mai Nguyen (Vietnam, HKBU MAIJS '11), who has made remarkable contributions to the Hinrich Foundation's education program, is now continuing her passion for marketing at Austrade, an Australian government's trade promotion agency.  Read more about her journey here.
Scholars News
#Work Integrated Learning
The BBA’s scholar trio – Roxanne Liu, Oliver Ye and Sharon Sheng, just started their internships at Global Sources. The internships are designed between year 3 and year 4 of their studies, improving our scholars’ skills and practical experience even before graduation. Read more on WIL here.
#Partnership - TBS Group 
Hieu Hoang (Vietnam, Int'l Uni MBA '19) is currently R&D Manager at TBS Group, before he finishes his studies. With extensive experience in quality assurance, Hieu is improving TBS’s position in shoes and handbags manufacturing in Vietnam. Read more on our partnerships here.
HF Updates 
The 2018 Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index has been launched. The Index is a benchmark study commissioned by the Hinrich Foundation and developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

This is the second edition of the study, which was first published in 2016. The STI aims to measure the capacity of 19 economics in Asia along with the US to participate in sustainable trade. Download
here.
To get updated with the nearest alumni events or to share your thoughts on how we can help your trade career, please contact chapter leaders in your country.

HFAA Secretariat - Thu Do (Dory)
thu.do@hinrichfoundation.com
+84 961 114 642 

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About the Hinrich Foundation

The Hinrich Foundation focuses on stimulating creative, positive thinking about global trade and promoting global trade behaviours by individuals, companies and countries that will lead to better developmental outcomes, engagement and stability.

The Foundation’s vision is to create opportunities, choice and engagement through sustainable global trade. It is implemented by researching conditions for sustainable global trade, developing Asian global trade talent, and spurring the growth of trade-focused SME’s in emerging markets in Asia. The Foundation’s work reaches beneficiaries in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, the Philippines, Vietnam and the United States.

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