Trang Nguyen has worked in the field of international education for many years, advising and advocating for international students and scholars. She earned a master's degree from Colorado State University, where her love for international education started. He passion began when she worked as a volunteer assisting international students and American families. She is an active member of NAFSA, attending and presenting at numerous state, regional and national conferences. She is currently the NAFSA Alabama State Representative, a member of the NAFSA Leadership Development Committee. She is also an alumnus of NAFSA Academy for International Education.