Mynhan is a passionate advocate for social justice, civic engagement, and intercultural exchange. Her leadership style is characterized by positivity, empathy, inclusivity, and perpetual curiosity. Throughout her career, Mynhan has made significant impacts in both the private and public sectors through her extensive experience in global community engagement and team building.
In 2021, through a highly competitive process under the U.S. Department of State, Mynhan was selected as one of 75 U.S. Youth Ambassadors representing the United States at Expo 2020 Dubai. As a liaison during the Expo, Mynhan facilitated connections between international delegations, government officials,and local communities of Dubai promoting sustainability, mobility, and opportunity during the challenging times of the pandemic. Mynhan showcased her extensive intercultural experience through dynamic presentations that covered topics ranging from the U.S. pavilion to her own intersectional identity experiences.
Prior to her work in Dubai, Mynhan worked at The Bridgespan Group, a renowned nonprofit management consulting organization. In her role, Mynhan empowered nonprofit executive leaders through the successful launch of a new product, resulting in an 85% increase in engagement. She streamlined communication between teams and organizations by managing over 20 contact lists and developing marketing nurture campaigns. Additionally, Mynhan co-led the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) affinity group to build awareness and a sense of belonging across 300+ staff nationwide. She successfully coordinated over 14 events to develop community and push racial equity rhetoric through staff panels and discussions.
Mynhan’s personal and professional journey has instilled her passion for advocating for the diverse needs of underrepresented students. As a first-generation college graduate herself, Mynhan understands the challenges faced by marginalized communities and is committed to creating more equitable opportunities for all students. She pursued her studies at San Francisco State University, where she majored in Communication Studies and minored in International Relations. She had the opportunity to study abroad with the financial support of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. During her university years, Mynhan served as the Domestic President and Global Ambassador for the International Education Exchange Council (IEEC), where she promoted study-abroad opportunities and resources to underrepresented communities. Her efforts helped increase awareness and access to study-abroad programs, expanding access to study-abroad programs and enabling students to overcome financial barriers to access global education.
Mynhan has also gained experience as a freelance storyteller, co-authoring newsletters and promoting inbound marketing strategies that address menstrual health conversations, positive sexual health, equity in tech, and sharing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) resources for nonprofits.
As a National Urban Fellow, Mynhan is eager to delve deeper into the realm of Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy. She is passionate about linking corporate profit with social impact to disrupt systems that hinder financial and educational success for women, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. In her free time, Mynhan enjoys traveling and exploring hidden gems, as well as spending quality time with her two little nephews and Lucky, a 16-year-old pup.