Chi Lan Nguyen
Degree: Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Human Resource Management with a minor in Psychology
Future Plans: Pursue a Ph.D. in Organizational Behaviors at Oklahoma State University doing research on how women of color manage their identities in the workplace and how this opens doors to people with subordinating identities
Honored Faculty: Dr. Liam Patrick Maher, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Boise State College of Business and Economics
Scholarships: International Student Scholarship, Khang and Friends Scholarship, Global Excellence Scholarship, COBE Advisory Board Scholarship, Human Resources Association of Treasure Valley Renda Sullivan Memorial Scholarship, Dean’s Excellence Fund Scholarship
An international student from Vietnam, Chi Lan Nguyen has been a passionate leader for student development, diversity, equity and inclusion. Serving as the president of the International Student Association and Human Resource Association, vice president of the Residential Housing Association, and as an On-Campus Housing Representative on the Associated Students of Boise State University Assembly, she has organized events and created opportunities to promote professional development, and a more inclusive environment for students with marginalized identities.
Chi’s off-campus activities have been prolific. She has volunteered for the Borgen Project, raising money for the International Affairs budget; and been a member of the International Affairs Committee of the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She has been recognized as an SHRM Emerging Professional Champion by the Society for Human Resource Management because of her leadership at Boise State HRA, and is a member of the National Millennial and Gen Z Community, representing young professionals in conversations on problem-solving for companies like Google, WellsFargo and Starbucks.
Even while being active as a student leader, Chi has maintained a 4.0 GPA and participated in research activities on the gender pay gap, leader humor and communication effectiveness, and political skill. After graduation, she plans to begin a Ph.D. program in Organizational Behaviors at Oklahoma State University.
Chi Nguyen is from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
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