Loan Pham joined ILRI in November 2020 as a Research Associate in Gender and is based in ILRI’s Regional Office for East and SE Asia, Hanoi Vietnam. Loan holds a joint master’s degree in Human Rights Policy and Practice at the University of Gothenburg, University of Deusto and University of Roehampton in Sweden, Spain and the UK. Loan also obtained her bachelor’s degree at the National Economics University, Ha Noi and a short-course certificate in Asia’s studies from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Loan has 6 years of experience in gender equality, women's economic empowerment, sustainable development and other human rights issues. She also involved in social impacts assessment of development projects and sex-disaggregated data collection. Her main areas of interest are women’s economic empowerment and a human rights -approach in development in Vietnam.