Chi Hieu Nguyen is co-founder and chief executive officer of Innovative Education Group (IEG), an educational product and services company based in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. His organization consults with policy makers and research institutes, and provides coaching materials for school administrators and teachers. Working with 10 schools in Vietnam, K-12 as well as colleges, his company has developed curriculum and school management systems that affect an estimated 30,000 students a year. On fellowship he wants to build a philanthropic arm of IEG, to be called IEG Foundation, with a mission to produce independent educational research, create free, open-source content available to the public and provide financial and consulting support for non-profits working on educational reform issues.


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United States