Pro Bono Photography Services for

  • WomenNow TV

  • Chopsticks Alley Arts 

  • Silicon Valley NAACP

  • Light Dream Foundation

  • Friends of Hue Foundation

  • Bay Area Review Newspaper

  • San Jose Spotlight Newspaper

  • BeCause for Hope Organization

  • Iranian Federated Women's Club

  • Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation

  • Vietnamese American Roundtable

  • Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits

  • Help Kenyan Children Survive & Thrive Inc.

  • San Jose Evergreen Community College District 

  • International Children Assistance Network (ICAN)

  • Friends of Human Relations (Jim McEntee Legacy Committee)

 

2020

·       Tet Celebration Festival. @ Santa Clara County Fairground, San Jose, CA. Feb. 07th 

·       "Women Pathmakers," Reception. @ Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, CA. Jan. 23 - March 12th

2019

·       "Thank You America" Celebration. Hosted by Immigrant Resettlement Cultural Center (IRCC),Viet Museum, & Dan Sinh Media. @ Santa Clara County Department. San Jose, CA. Nov. 16th 

·       16th Annual Tea Benefit, " A Tea for Thee and Me" Hosted by Help Kenyan Children Survive and Thrive, Inc. @ Emmanuel Baptist Church, Agape Hall.

San Jose, CA. April 7th 

·       17th Annual Sacramento Bus Trip for Education. Hosted by Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese. May 15th 

·       1st Annual Fundraiser Gala: Roaring 20's. Hosted by Light Dream Foundation. Committee Member. San Francisco, CA. Aug. 10th

·       44th Black April Commemoration, "Hands Joined, Hearts United - Chung Tay, Đồng Lòng," showcase the remarkable achievements that our community has seen over the last 44 years. April 30th 2019 @ City of San Jose, Rotunda. San Jose, CA. Hosted by the Vietnamese Roundtable (VAR).

·       8th Annual Jim McEntee Legacy Scholarship Benefit. @ MACLA, 510 S. First Street. San Jose, CA. April 26th 

·       Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration. Hosted by Assemblyman Ash Kalra @ M Asian Fusion Restaurant. May 23rd 

·       Latino Heritage Month Celebration. Hosted by Assemblyman Ash Kalra, District 27th. @ Mezcal Restaurant. San Jose, CA. Sept. 28th

·       Miss Vietnam California Pageant. "Saigon" @ Santa Clara Convention Center. Santa Clara, CA. Jan. 26th 

·       New Year Open House. Hosted by Assemblyman Ash Kalra, District 27th. San Jose, CA. Jan. 16th 

·       Salt Stained: Home Exhibit hosted by Chopsticks Alley Art. @ San Jose City Hall, Rotunda. Event Photographer. January 25th

·       Stand for Hong Kong Vigil. @ City of San Jose Hall. San Jose, CA. Nov. 22nd 

·       Tet Lunar New Year Celebration. Hosted by Santa Clara County Supervisors Cindy Chavez & Dave Cortese. @ Santa Clara County Government Center.

San Jose, CA. Feb. 15th

·       Vietnamese Diaspora Event. Hosted by SJMA & Artist Robin Lasser. @ SJMA, San Jose, CA. March 21st 

·       Wheel Grace Vietnam Fundraiser. Hosted by Light Dream Foundation, Friend of Hue Foundation, & Wheel Grace Foundation. @ Black Hawk Museum, Danville, CA. One of the Light Dream Foundation Committee Members. March 09th 

2018

·       "Word to Action" Event. Hosted by San Jose State University. San Jose, CA. Oct. 17th 

·       2nd Annual Women's History Month Celebration. Hosted by Assemblymember Ash Kalra, District 27th. @ Loft Bar & Bistro. San Jose, CA. March 8th 

·       43rd Black April Commemoration, "Children of War: Growing Up in America." April 30th at City of San Jose Rotunda, CA. Hosted by the Vietnamese American Roundtable (VAR).

·       Ao Dai Festival V. Celebrating Vietnamese Art & Culture. Hosted by Friend of Hue Foundation. @ Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, CA. Steering Committee:

Co-Lead Photographer. May 12th 

·       Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration. Hosted by Assemblyman Kansen Chu, Ash Kalra, & Evan Low. @ M Asian Fusion Restaurant. San Jose, CA. May 17th

·       Be Our Guest Luncheon. Hosted by Silicon Valley Council Network. San Jose, CA. Oct. 25th 

·       Dilli Haat, India Festival. Hosted by WomenNowTV. San Jose, CA. June 23rd 

·       Miss Vietnam California Pageant. @ Santa Clara Convention Center. Jan. 27th 

·       Persian Fall Festival. Hosted by the Iranian Federated Women's Club. @ Santana Row, San Jose, CA. Sept. 26th 

·       Persian Yalda Celebration. Hosted by the Iranian Federated Women's Club. @ Cupertino Community Center, CA. Dec. 21st 

·       Salt Stained Exhibit. Hosted by Chopsticks Alley Art. @ Art Object Gallery, CA. Contributing Photographer. Sept. 08th - Oct. 26th 

·       Second Annual African American History Month Celebration. Hosted by Assemblyman Ash Kalra, District 27th. @ Da Kine Island Grill. San Jose, CA. Feb. 11th 

·       Spring India Day, Certificate of Appreciation. Hosted by WomenNow TV. @ Union Square in San Francisco, CA. June 09th

·       Taste of Vietnam, Installation Gala & Award Ceremony. @ City of San Jose Rotunda. Hosted by Vietnamese National Association of Real Estate Professionals (VNARP). San Jose, CA. Sept. 29th

·       Vietnamese Christmas Giving Event. Hosted by Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation (VIVO). San Jose, CA. Dec. 15th 

2017

·       42nd Black April Commemoration, "A Refugee Story." April 30, 2017 at City of San Jose Rotunda, CA. Hosted by the Vietnamese American Roundtable (VAR).

·       9th Annual Indian Independence Day Celebration. Flag Raising Ceremony. @ City of San Jose, Rotunda, CA.  Aug. 11th 

·       African American History Month Flag Raising. Celebrating "Triump Over Adversity." Hosted by NAACP & Councilmember Chappie Jones. @ San Jose City Hall, CA. Feb. 3rd

·       Internship at the Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation with E-Team as a project leader to help others in our community. 2015 to 2017 

·       Miss Vietnam California Pageant. @ Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Jan. 2017

·       San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP Gala. San Jose, CA. April 22nd 

·       Persian Fall (Mehregan) Festival, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. @ Park Valencia, Santana Row in San Jose, CA. Hosted by the Iranian Federated Women’s Club/Payvand.

·       Persian New Year, Norooz 1395, "A Celebration of Charshanbeh Suri," Event on March 14,  2017. @ Jim McEntee Plaza. Hosted by the Iranian Federated Women’s Club/Payvand and partnership with Supervisor Dave Cortese and the HAND Foundation.

·       San Jose Tet Festival 2017. Hosted by Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation (VIVO). @ Yerba Buena High School. Committee: Sponsorship Staff. San Jose, CA. Feb. 11th & 12th 

·       Spring India Day Festival. Hosted by WomenNow TV. @ Union Square in San Francisco, CA. June 10th 

·       Volunteering as a community photographer for the NAACP Gala @ Holiday Inn Hotel. April 22nd  

·       Women's History Month Celebration. Hosted by Assemblyman Ash Kalra, District 27th. @ Vyne Bristo. San Jose, CA. March 28th

2016

·       Persian New Year, Norooz 1395, "A Celebration of Charshanbeh Suri," Event. March 15,  2016. @ Jim McEntee Plaza. Hosted by the Iranian Federated Women’s Club/Payvand and partnership with Supervisor Dave Cortese and the HAND Foundation.

·       5th Annual Bridge to the Future Gala. Hosted by SJECCD Foundation. @ Trianon Theatre. San Jose, CA. Sept. 30th 

·       Ao Dai Festival IV as a volunteering photographer on May 15th at Fairmont San Jose, 170 S. Market Street. San Jose, CA. Hosted by the Friend of Hue Foundation.

·       Collaborating with the South Valley Review newspaper as a contributing photographer and reporter. 2016 to present.

·       Involved in the "Rendezvous" Gala as a volunteering photographer on May 07, 2016. Hosted @ the Triton Museum of Art

·       San Jose State University, College Day, "Gives You," Event. Hosted by Advancing Latinx Achievement and Success (ALAS).

·       San Jose Tet Festival 2016. Hosted by Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation (VIVO). @ Evergreen High School. Committee: Fundraising Director. Feb. 2016

2015

·       The “Women’s Gathering Place,” support the Homeless Women as a photographer and a helper. It was held at 1460 Emory Street, San Jose, CA 95126. March 11, 2015. Hosted by Councilman Ash Kalra and Mrs. Merylee Shelton.

·       The Angel’s Heart Charity Gala. Hosted by BeCause for Hope Organization as a photographer and a helper. It was held at Valencia Hotel, Santana Row, San Jose, CA. Oct. 23, 2015. Supported the children with their educational resources in Vietnam.

·       The Final Frontier, Chancellor Rita Cepeda's Retirement Celebration. Hosted by SJECCD Foundation. San Jose, CA. June 25th 

2014

·       3rd Annual Bridge to the Future Benefit Luncheon. Hosted by SJECCD Foundation. @ Villa Ragusa, Campbell, CA. Aug. 21

2013

·       2nd Annual Bridge to the Future Benefit. Hosted by SJECCD Foundation. @ Corinthian Grand Ballroom, San Jose Athletic Club. San Jose, CA. Aug. 22nd

·       Volunteered at the Vietnamese American Cultural Center as an instructor; helping the seniors and others, who wants to become the U.S. citizen. Organized every picture that I took for the adults’ file. San Jose, CA.

2011

·       President of the Vietnamese Students Association from 2011 to 2012 at San Jose City College. The VSA's members and I have made a big accomplishment by fundraising and supported the people that affected of Japan Tsunami. The benefit proceeds to the American Red Cross. San Jose, CA.

2005

·       Collected clothes and food from staff and students at SJCC for the “Katrina Hurricane,” survivors and donated it to the Sacred Heart Church, the American Red Cross, and the Second Harvest Food Bank. San Jose, CA.

·       Involved in the “Be the Bridge Benefit” event for the victims of Hurricane Katrina; supported them by sold my first photography piece and made donations to the Catholic Charities USA. San Jose, CA. Oct. 16th 

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