Thanh V. Tran, PhD, arrived in the United States as a refugee in May 1975. He received his doctorate from the School of Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas. His primary research focus has been on various issues of health and mental-health services among minority populations and measurement development and validation in social work.
Quyen Ngo is an organizer, facilitator, and actor based in Los Angeles, CA. She designs and facilitates participant-centered programs that promote experiential learning. Over the past 15 years, she has worked with groups around the world to build capacity, strategize, and improve communication. Her acting work focuses on increasing nuance in a world deprived of it. Catch her voice as the narrator of Audie-nominated The Mountains Sing, the debut English-language novel of Nguyen Phan Que Mai.