Lina Tran is a first-generation Vietnamese American, born and raised in Austin, Texas. She is a nonprofit and communications professional with a diverse background, spanning marketing, advertising and public relations to nonprofit development and program management as well as K12 education and youth development. She began her career in education as an AmeriCorps program coordinator in Dallas, Texas in 2012, and has since served as both a classroom educator and program manager in Houston, Texas and the NYC metro area. She works with schools, districts, nonprofit, and community-based organizations to develop trainings and programs for both educators and students that support social-emotional learning, stress resilience, and culturally responsive and trauma-informed best practices. Lina is an active member of the Asian-American community and the Asian-American Movement, working to empower and uplift the work and voices of underrepresented communities. She is a passionate advocate for education equity, racial justice, and mental health.
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