Cat Thao Nguyen is co-founder and Chair of AVYLD. She is managing director of Global Ready LLC and a Lumina Learning Partner assisting clients with inclusive leadership, diversity and belonging strategy. She has worked in corporate law, private equity and international education. Cat Thao was formerly board Chair of Loreto Vietnam, Director Australian Chamber Commerce in Vietnam, National Advisory Board Member to SBS (Australia), Member National Australian NGO delegation to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. Her memoir, “We Are Here” was published by Allen & Unwin and shortlisted for 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Cat Thao has been living in Vietnam since 2007.