2019 Presenters

img
Bui,Anhdao
Bui,Anhdao

AnhDao Bui immigrated from Vietnam as a refugee to NM in 1990. Ms. Bui experienced first-hand how hard it is being an immigrant. Growing up and seeing the struggles that her parents went through raising six children in poverty and with very limited English proficiency. Ms. Bui started working on different projects with NM Asian Family Center (NMAFC) when she was in 10th grade and started working for NMAFC in 2008. She moved into the position of Social Services Director in Mid-2015, working to advocate for services for the Pan-Asian community in New Mexico – a community that is often discriminated against because of their limited English proficiency. She also works to provide direct services to victims/survivors of crime and their families to improve quality of life, help individuals realize their power, and maintaining the highest possible ability to be self-sufficient within the community. In addition to providing such services, Ms. Bui also supervises the service work done by other case managers and oversees the counseling and legal programs of NMAFC.