Thi Hoang

Master’s (MSc) Candidate in Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business


Thi is finishing her Master’s degree (MSc) in Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria. She 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 and eager to be part of the Global Initiative team since February 2017. 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).