Huong Nguyen (aka Hoàng Lan) is a Vietnamese researcher and translator currently based in Evanston, IL. She has been active in human rights advocacy for more than 10 years, working with Vietnamese activists and international organizations such as Amnesty International, Reporters without Borders, Committee to Protect Journalists to raise awareness about the situation of political prisoners in Vietnam and advocate for their release. She wishes to promote freedom of expression in Vietnam through her research, writing, and translation (https://huongthinguyen.com/publication/).
Ella is a creative producer and storyboard artist specialized in TV productions and advertising. Beside her commercial work, she develops independent film projects. Ella founded the production company DELIGHT film (www.delightfilm.com). As a human rights defender, she is currently working on several productions about the topic.