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Liem Nguyen


As Grants Manager at Bennelong Foundation, Liem works on supporting the Australian community through philanthropic grants for programs in education, training and employment; community health and wellbeing; and cultural connection. Liem also leads cybersecurity risk management at the Bangarra Family Office and runs a podcast, fashion label and media startup called OKIRU sharing untold stories of the community.

Liem is proud to have built a portfolio career to create impact, building capability of youth-led organisations to access philanthropic funding, sharing stories of community and cultural connection to build social cohesion, sharing mindfulness and meditation with people who may have never accessed this before.

Liem is passionate about facilitating greater work opportunities for young people and providing pathways for young Vietnamese Australians to get invested in the bilateral relationship between Vietnam and Australia.

Liem lives by the motto “Peace in oneself, peace with the world”-Thich Nhat Hanh.

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