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Amanda Nguyen          

2019 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee & CEO and Founder of Rise

Amanda Nguyen is a social entrepreneur. Her 2021 viral video ignited world wide coverage on anti-asian hate crimes and is credited as a pivotal moment for the Stop Asian Hate movement.

She was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 for penning her own civil rights into existence by unanimously passing the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights. As the CEO of Rise, a social movement accelerator, she teaches grassroots organizing. She is also an expert advisor on the Chloé Sustainability Board.

In recognition of her work, Nguyen is a Heinz Laureate, Nelson Mandela Changemaker, Forbes 30 Under 30, Foreign Policy 100, Time 100 Next, Frederick Douglass 100, and Marie Claire Young Woman of the Year. Previously, Nguyen served at NASA and the State Department under the Obama Administration. She graduated from Harvard University.

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Rise: The most successful social justice movement in US history


Amanda Nguyen's Fight to Ensure Survivors Are Protected | TIME
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Amanda Nguyen's Historic Fight For Sexual Assault Survivors
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