Huong Vu, BA
BA, Business Administration
Building/Room: JEFF 401
Huong Vu has directly managed $100M+ in philanthropic investments for foundations, corporate giving and national re-granting programs. These investments included programming, youth development, arts education, capital campaigns, capacity building, technology, economic development, training, and civic engagement grants. In 2016, Huong won the Mayor’s Arts Award (Philanthropy Leadership) from the City of Seattle.
Huong has led Boeing's arts and culture grantmaking since 2009. Prior to Boeing, Huong was the senior program officer/interim director at The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, guest curator at On the Boards, director of grants programs at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals. fellow at the National Endowment for the Arts, and an organizer of visual arts exhibitions. Huong is a graduate of the University of Washington where she studied Business Administration and Visual Arts. In 2007, she earned a program certificate from the Stanford University/Graduate School of Business.
Huong serves the boards of the Seattle Parks Foundation, Philanthropy Northwest, and the Association of Performing Arts Professionals. Past board service includes Grantmakers in the Arts, Seattle Arts Commission, and the National Performance Network. Huong has served as a funding panelist for more than one dozen grantmaking organizations in the US. She speaks Vietnamese, English, and French. Her personal passions center on immigrant refugee rights, social justice, equity, and mentoring the next generation of leaders.