Vien Truong

Vien Truong is a policy expert and strategist on building an inclusive green economy. She leads Green For All, a national initiative that puts communities of color at the forefront of the climate movement and justice at the center of environmental solutions.  Vien has developed numerous energy, environmental, and economic policies and programs at the state, federal and local levels. She has advised on billions of dollars in public investments for energy and community development programs. Vien has also received numerous congressional, state, regional and local awards for her work advocating on behalf of those most vulnerable to climate change. Vien recently received the White House Champion of Change award for her work on climate equity.  Vien is a first-generation resident of Oakland, where she continues to live and invest in. She holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law.