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 (



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 (  As a human rights defender, she is currently working on several productions about the topic.


Kaylee has been a contributor with The 88 Project since 2013. She holds a graduate degree in International Studies, with focuses on development and research methods, from the University of Denver and currently works with migrant farmworkers in the US. Kaylee has been involved with Amnesty International and other human rights advocacy for about 7 years and hopes to educate the community about continuing human rights violations in Vietnam and the rest of the world through her writing and social media outreach. Kaylee attended Indiana University for her undergraduate degree in Nonprofit Management and hopes to someday pursue a PhD.


    • Ela Gancarz said:

      Thank you for your kind and supportive words, we really do appreciate them!

  1. Good on you,Kaylee,Huong and Ela,the elegant female workers.

    • Ela Gancarz said:

      Thank you very much, Nguoi Nam-Dinh!

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