nfaoeg-b88256740z.120141119082546000gor6ba3ePhạm Nguyễn Đăng Trình, known as Sky Pham, was born in Sai Gon, Vietnam. He received the High School Diploma at Wellington College, New Zealand (2010). Sky graduated with the Finance degree from California State University, Fullerton (2016) and the Superior Court of California, County of Orange Leadership Academy (2015). In 2016, Sky completed the leadership training at the United Nations Boot Camp Program in New York and Washington D.C. He currently pursing his MBA at Ohio University and MLS at Harvard University. Sky is managing the investment firm, Kien Nam Group, as the CEO.

Sky has developed his leadership skills throughout several activities locally and globally, such as:

  • President of the CSUF Honor Society for International Scholars (Phi Beta Delta)
  • Board Member of United Nations Association-USA Young Professional of Orange County
  • Chief Executive Officer of the Compassionate Hands Foundation.
  • Policy and Legislative Affairs internship at Orange County Board of Supervisor Michelle Steel, District 2.
  • IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistant) Site Coordinator.
  • Director of Administration of the Community Service Inter-Council at CSUF (CSICC).
  • President of CSUF Students Recycle.
  • Event founder for Toiletries drives, Sleeping Bag drives, Trick or Cans Food drive, Vietnamese Orphan Kids in Vietnam. It was a movement to end hunger in our lifetime. More than 100 volunteers helped reach the goal to package 10,000+ meals on September 28th, 2014 and 20,000+ in December 28th, 2015.
  • Sky received “Titan in Action Award” from CSUF. This award recognized Community Service is as an expressed component of club mission.
  • Sky’s journey and experiences were shared to the Orange County community through his article “Student Recycle Club combines education and stewardship” on the Orange County Register.
  • In 2014 the Office of the State Senate, Lou Correa recognized Sky for exemplary leadership, community involvement, dedication and commitment in Orange County, California.

Sky believes that every action counts, and that we all have to make small efforts or nothing would ever change. Sky is looking forward to creating more changes to make the world become a better place. As he always believes, “What we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all of our tomorrows!”


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  2. Youtube. (2015). Chương Trình Giúp Đỡ Người Vô Gia Cư Thanksgiving 2015 – Bàn Tay Nhân Ái Foundation. Retrieved April 12, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTKDBhJQG_Q
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  22. http://kiennamgroup.com/en/https-//newtopnews-com/sky-pham-presents-donation-to-the-55th-president-of-mexico-h-e-vicente-fox-quesada-to-help-earthquake-victims-in-mexico-at-the-global-official-dignitary-awards-g-o-d/.html



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