Uyên LuUyên Lu

Uyên Lu has been with IofC since 1999. She has made valuable contributions to the organisation as a volunteer, taking on activities within the Family Work Group and serving as a Supervisory Board member. Since July 2019, Uyên holds the position of communications director at IofC The Netherlands.

Uyên has enjoyed a lengthy career in business. During a three-decade period, she worked as a project manager, campaign director, desk account manager, and marketer. In 2015, she began working independently as a psychosocial therapist after obtaining a degree in psychosocial therapy.

In addition, Uyên also serves the Resilience Foundation as well as the Veteran Association for Traumatized Public Servants as a board member. She is also the chairwoman of the Vietnam Human Rights Foundation.

In 2018, Uyên published her autobiography ‘Hidden Resilience.’ Her book describes her childhood years during the Vietnam War and the Communist regime, her several attempts to escape this reign of terror by boat, and the new life she subsequently found in the Netherlands.

Now working diligently to communicate IofC’s work to the world, Uyên is responsible for directing internal and external communication, implementing communication strategies, and maintaining the organisation’s media channels. She also compiles and sends out IofC-related information, such as (non)digital newsletters and leaflets.