Founder & Director,
Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP)

Ms. Pham Kieu Oanh is the Founder and the Director of the Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP). She is a pioneer and an expert in social entrepreneurship development, women’s rights, child protection and other vulnerable population. Since 2009, Oanh has led CSIP to create a new sector of social entrepreneurship and social enterprises in Vietnam. Oanh is also a key mover in initiating policy changes to create a conducive environment for the growth of the social enterprise and social impact businesses sector in Vietnam, including the inclusion of social enterprises in the Enterprise Law (2014). With CSIP, nearly 300 social impact businesses had been accelerated for greater impact to the (community and contributing to the achievement of global sustainable development goals, Oanh holds various leadership positions at national and international development organizations including UNICEF in Vietnam, ActionAid International, the National Committee for the Advancement of Women, and the World Concern International. She is a founding member of the Social Enterprise Network Asia (SENA), Global Social Enterprise Network (GSEN) and Vietnam Social Enterprise Network, which are enabling the growth of a dynamic and vibrant social enterprise environment in Vietnam