Women's Activism NYC

Nguy Thi Khanh

1976 - Today

Date Added:

Nguy Thi Khanh is the executive director and founder of the Green Innovation and Development Center or GreenID in Vietnam. She is also the advocacy coordinator for the Vietnam Rivers Network. In 2018 she won the Goldman Environmental Prize for her work with Vietnamese governmental agencies developing long-term sustainable energy strategies that reduced dependence on coal for power. She started with limiting water pollution from mining activities, then expanded to include other pollution sources and strategic energy policy. Because of her hard work, she was able to be an official observer for Vietnam at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Share This Story

We'd Love Your Feedback

Share your thoughts on this story with us. Your comments will not be made public.


WomensActivism.NYC is a project of the NYC Department of Records and Information Services