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Thi Hoang

Programme Officer, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Thi studied a Master’s degree (MSc) in Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria. She also holds a BCA with First Class Honours in International Business from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and completed an exchange semester in International Business and Management at the MBA Department, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing, China.

She is very glad to be part of the Global Initiative team since February 2017. She is currently working on the Responsible & Ethical Business Coalition against Trafficking (RESPECTInitiative, which serves as a platform for thought leaders, practitioners, and policy makers and to mobilize the business community as a strategic partner to tackle human trafficking.

Her main areas of interest are human development – especially equity in education and healthcare, women’s empowerment; trafficking of children and women; poverty and humanitarian emergencies. Her regional interests are South Eastern Asia and Africa. She has volunteered for and supported the Global Poverty Project (now Global Citizen) in Wellington, the Austrian Red Cross, and most recently, Supertramps in Vienna.

Thi speaks four languages: Vietnamese (mother tongue), English (professional proficiency), Chinese – Mandarin (intermediate, HSK level 5) and German (intermediate, B1 level).

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Peter Tinti

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Fabian Zhilla

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Achim Wennmann

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Kenny Kapinga

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Peter Andreas

John Hay Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Brown University

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Mark Galeotti
Mark Galeotti

Clinical Professor of Global Affairs, New York University, New York, USA

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