Nhu Tran

San Diego, CA, US
Field of Work 
STEM Education
External Affairs
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
Job Title or "Student" 
Community Relations Manager
San Diego State Unversity
Sociology; Business Management
Education Level 
Profile Biography 
One of Nhu's favorite quotes and one that is so apt for the way she lives her life were written by Katharine Graham, the former publisher of the Washington Post, "To love what you do and feel that it matters -- how could anything be more fun." Throughout Nhu s life, she's been involved in two things: community and philanthropy.  As Community Relations manager for SDG&E, a Sempra Energy utility,

Nhu manages the largest initiative, the Inspiring Future Leaders giving initiative, collaborating with over 300 non-profits, school districts and local universities to promotes STEM career pathways for K-12 students, girls in STEM, and the future of a diverse and skilled workforce. Her passion is to connect our community to resources, engage girls and advance women pursue their passion and purpose.  She is the chair of the San Diego Grantmakers STEAM Funders group and serves on the Executive Leadership Team for the San Diego STEM Ecosystem.

Writing/blogging, Working outdoors, Pets, Dance, Computing, Reading, Travel, Sports
Race & Ethnicity 
Level of Participation 
After-school visit, Field trip participation, In-school visit, Job shadow, Online role model, Summer camp visit
My Experience 
I have been a Role Model many times.
Evenings, Weekdays, Weekends, No Preference
Career exploration activities, Field trip hosting, Fun demonstrations or materials, Funding opportunities, Hands-on activities for students, Identifying other role models, Online Mentoring (email or Skype), Other
Program Affiliation 
AAUW, Girl Scouts, Maker Education, NGCP Collaborative FabFem, Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

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