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P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans

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Quang Tran, 2010

Senior Group Project Manager, Tala

Quang Tran is an immigrant from Vietnam

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MBA in Business at Stanford University

QUANG TRAN is a Sr. Group Product Manager at Tala. Previously, she was a Principal Consultant at the Parthenon Group in San Francisco.

Born in Vietnam, she emigrated with her parents and two siblings from Vietnam in 1993 to southern California, where they currently reside. They are naturalized US citizens.

Quang completed a dual degree program in education and management at Stanford, graduating with her MBA and MA in 2012. She is a graduate of Harvard with a BA in social studies, graduating magna cum laude in 2005.

At Harvard, she was a John Harvard Scholar, Gates Millennium Scholar, and received the Mill-Taylor Prize for Best Essay in Social Theory. She headed the Harvard Vietnamese Association and volunteered with Boston Refugee Youth Enrichment Programs.

Quang spent several years in finance and industry before becoming manager of strategic planning for Green Dot schools in 2008, an effort in the poorest areas of Los Angeles to provide eighteen charter high schools. (See: She now works for the Parthenon Group.

Additional Fellowships
  • Gates Millennium Scholar
Work History
  • Tala, Senior Group Project Manager
  • Engrade, Project Manager | 2014 - 2016