Hoang Bui graduated with a Master in Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and is currently a global health Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Agency for International Development. Prior to the Kennedy School, Hoang worked as a public health specialist in Minnesota and California and consultant at Minnesota Public Radio. Immediately before his MPP, he interned at the Congressional Research Service, the public policy research arm of the United States Congress, in Washington, D.C. in the Foreign Defense, Trade, and Affairs Department researching U.S.-Asia policy. After his first year at HKS, Hoang took a one year leave of absence to work at USAID/Haiti in Port-au-Prince focusing on health service delivery and as a business development consultant for AWR Lloyd, a business strategy firm in Bangkok, Thailand. He was a researcher with the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government where he wrote about the private sector and their role in promoting public health. Hoang graduated cum laude with a B.S. in biology and B.A. in Mandarin Chinese from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. He is also a two-time recipient of the National Security Education Program Boren Award, former Fulbright Fellow, and Harvard University Presidential Scholar.