Dear Asian Americans

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Summary

Meet Ly Nguyen, Creative Director at Saatchi & Saatchi, badass mom, and awesome human being. Listen to our conversation to learn about the challenges Ly faced growing up in Southern California, how she made her way to Art Center, landed her first job in advertising, and why mentoring means so much to her. Happy Mother's Day to Ly and all the other awesome mothers out there!

Show Notes

Meet Ly Nguyen!

We celebrate Ly's academic and professional achievements, earning her role as Creative Director of one of the world's largest advertising agencies.

We support Ly and all of our mothers, many of whom are balancing both work and family, especially during these challenging times of all of us being home.

We are inspired by her dedication, her pursuit of excellence, and her grit and hustle to be the leader and mentor we all wish we could have.

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About Ly
Ly is an award-winning Creative Director leading content on the digital team at Saatchi & Saatchi LA. Her versatile experience over the last 15 years includes digital, content creation, print, packaging, branding, design, CRM, experiential, social, and broadcast. Within the automotive industry, she’s developed work across the entire customer journey from awareness to ownership with a focus on data-informed creative. Other client experience includes technology, sports, fashion and food. 

Ly is an inspiring leader and considers mentoring to be the most rewarding aspect of her career having founded a nationally recognized internship curriculum and consistently participates in agency mentorship programs. 

She finds challenges to be exciting and has an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit—constantly looking for new ways to capitalize on opportunities.

Her select clients include: American Express, Callaway, Disney, Google, Honest Tea, Kia, LA Chargers, Lexus, Mattel, Plantronics, Powerbar, Roxio, Sage, Scion, Tesla, Torani, Toyota

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Connect with Ly:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lyunguyen
Web: http://www.lynguyen.work
Personal Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/lyunguyen
Food & Cooking Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/cookingoffthecuff

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Dear Asian Americans supports ASIAN AMERICANS, a 5-hour docu-series premiering on PBS May 11th and 12th. Learn more at
https://www.pbs.org/show/asian-americans/


What is Dear Asian Americans?

Dear Asian Americans,
Let's Celebrate. Let's Support. Let's Inspire each other.
Your Fellow Asian Americans