Vien Truong is one of the world’s foremost policy experts and strategists on building an equitable green economy. Her firm, Truong and Associates, advises worldwide on how to build an inclusive workforce, support sustainable economies, and formulate equitable climate policies. She has developed numerous energy, environmental, transportation, and economic policies and programs worth billions of dollars–including helping to create the biggest fund in history for low-income communities.
She received a White House Champion of Change award for her work on climate equity. She was nominated for the UCLA Emerging Environmental “Genius Prize”. She most recently served as CEO of the Dream Corps, and led Green For All, a national initiative that puts communities of colour at the forefront of the climate movement and equality at the centre of environmental solutions.