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About U.S.Department State, Vietnamese Alumni

What are some notable activities from the U.S. Department of State, Vietnamese Alumni to help young people broaden your horizon, or helped you grow and become a better version of yourself?  



About youngsters

In your opinion, what are the top 03 stumbling blocks young people often face in stepping out of their Comfort Zone based on your experience and could you suggest corresponding solutions?


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Đánh thức tinh thần tiên phong hành động. Người trẻ tích cực kiến tạo cộng đồng! 

Thông qua chương trình, NGƯỚC mong muốn tạo ra một không gian mở cho các bạn trẻ nhiệt huyết cùng “trải”. Từ đó, NGƯỚC hi vọng các bạn trẻ có thể lan tỏa những thông điệp tích cực và lạc quan tới cộng đồng về một sức trẻ Việt Nam - luôn rực cháy mãnh liệt bất kể khác biệt về  không gian và thời gian.

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Những người trẻ năng động, nhiệt huyết và chủ động độ tuổi từ 18-30 với các tiêu chí:

- Mong muốn xây dựng, phát triển bản thân và gặp gỡ những người trẻ nhiệt huyết trên khắp cả nước;

- Có những trải nghiệm ở các dự án xã hội, các hoạt động tình nguyện và khao khát cống hiến, lan tỏa những giá trị tích cực cho cộng đồng.

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Time: 4 hours | 2:00 - 6:00 PM

           Friday, 24/03/2022


Trung Tâm Hoa Kỳ, Đại sứ quán Hoa Kỳ, Số 170 Ngọc Khánh, Ba Đình, Hà Nội.

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13h30 - 13h55: Checkin 

Staff and participants check in to The American Center, following safety protocols and settling downs their seats.

13:30 - 13:55: Checkin
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14:00 - 14:25: Ice-breaking activities

  • ​Pass The Eyes: Participants are randomly assigned a diverse set of questions related to their own characteristics and personality. The members in groups of 3-4 people take turns asking each other in a circle.

  • Brainwave: There will be 5 numbers, participants will have to think in your head and choose one of their numbers (without telling anyone). HOST chants slogans and gives instructions. Campers will have 5 minutes to find a friend with the same brain wave by hugging and patting your back with the number you choose.

14:00 - 14:25: Ice-breaking activities

14h25 - 15h20: Brainstorming and cocreating activities

14h10 - 14h15: Welcome
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Dragon Dreaming in Project Building

14:25 - 15:20: Dragon Dreaming & Co-Creation

Participants learn about the Dragon Dreaming model in Project Building.

  • What is Dragon Dreaming?

  • How does it work?

  • In which case Dragon Dreaming is applied?

1, Keep the same team from the previous activity, the teams are given paper and pens by the organizers
2, In 10 minutes, teams brainstorm about a project in one of the following three areas:
- Gender equality
- Climate Change
- Sex education

15:25 - 15:55: Speaker's Sharing & Representative from U.S. Department of State, Vietnamese Alumni
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15h25 - 16h: 
Motivational Speeches from Speakers:


​15h25 - 15h40: Expected Guest Speakers & Representative from U.S. Department of State
Honorable Speaker: Mr. Hoàng Long (Người kể chuyện) - Author, Blogger
Inspirational Speaker: Ms. Nguyễn Hà Linh - Forbes 30 Under 30 - Co-founder of Koh Yam

Representative from U.S. Department of State

Oriented questions (Expected Outcomes from Speakers' speeches):

1. Speakers' personal experiences, opinions & perspectives about Pioneering Spirit.

2. From speakers' opinions, what are the main stumbling blocks that youngsters face in stepping out of their Comfort Zone:

  • Their self-awareness and self-development.

  • Common misunderstandings and misconception.

  • Social relationships' effects.

17h45 - 18h: Closing
15h45 - 16h: Meet & Greet The Representative from American Center Hanoi, U.S. Embassy.
16:20 - 16:40: Presentation
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16h20 - 17h30: I am ME!

  • Youth representatives are divided into groups and select a topic

  • Prepare a short value statement sentence that represents themselves and say it confidently in front of the camera. Each campers are allowed 3 takes.

16:40 - 16:50: All Eyes


Summary, Closing Remark, Photoshoot

17:00: Closing & Check-out
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​NGƯỚC always appreciates your dedication to our society and we are always supporting, following you like your big fan. At YOUTH SYMPOSIUM: Unleash the Pioneer, NGƯỚC repose our trust in your inspirational and insightful discussion about the topic with 90 notable youngsters nationwide, which will definitely become the youth motivation to their personal growth and their contribution to our country's development.

Please feel free to contact us via our email: or NGƯỚC's Representative (Zalo, Whatsapp, Telegram, Phone)
| (+84) 098 186 8872 - Ms. Xavia. Mai Huyen Trang
| (+84) 097 5656 919 - Ms. Harlyn. Tran Minh Huyen


We really hope that you would have liked our work as well as its quality. We really want to thank you for all your assistance and support. Thank you for all of these indelible moments with our national youngsters.


NGƯỚC is not only the brainchild of the founder but also the ideal of over ten thousand members. Since 2016, NGUOC youth activists are jointly devoting our energy and creativity to public interests, especially to inclusive education, environmental issues, and voluntary activities.  

It is our fervent hope to receive encouragement and support from philanthropists and sponsors. Hence, other meaningful programs can be launched and positively affected our community, which also fulfill NGUOC’s ambition.


Yours sincerely,

NGƯỚC Organization.

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