Đào Thu Hiền graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s degree in Journalism and a Master’s degree in Public Management from Harvard University. Returning to Vietnam in 2013 after 16 years living and working in the US, she founded Golden Path Academics Vietnam (GPA) with a mission to help Vietnamese students become global citizens. The independent educational consulting program of GPA helps students prepare their knowledge and skills to succeed and integrate at US universities. Currently, besides leading GPA, Hiền is also an advisor to many educational organizations in the country such as Hanoi Star Education System, MVV Education JSC, Pomath Children’s Mind Center and Academy Discover MVV. She has also been a Senior Consultant and Education Consultant for UPD Consulting, Baltimore, USA. After graduating from the Foreign Language University in 1994, she became a press assistant for the Associated Press (AP) and wrote for the global news agency. In 1998, she became the first Vietnamese after 1975 receiving a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University and became an official correspondent for the international news agency Bloomberg News from Africa, Canada and USA. In 2005, after completing a second master’s degree at Harvard University, she worked at the Mayor’s Office Michael Bloomberg and the New York City Department of Finance until 2011. She is one of the founding members and is currently Co-Chair of Harvard Club of Vietnam. She was also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Alumni Council at Harvard Kennedy Institute. In Vietnam, she has advised and supported a variety of community projects for students and students, including the Critical Thinking Club, the GPA Debate and Public Speaking Clubs, the HVIET Launch Camp, and the projects of Students, students like Imperfections, Polaris, and VietAbroader Club.