01 May Alumna of the Year
Sister Anna Nguyen, SCC
Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church
Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Sister Anna Nguyen is a member of the Sisters of Christian Charity, North American Province. She holds an AA from Assumption College for Sisters, Mendham, New Jersey; a BA in Education from Felician College, Lodi, New Jersey; and a MA in Social Work from Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania. She holds also an eighteen-year license in social work for the state of Pennsylvania. In the spring of 2012, she joined the Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church as Assistant Director for the Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs. Previously, she served as Field Support Coordinator in the Diocesan Development Services, a division of Migration and Refugee Services at USCCB. Additionally, she brings a collective experience in varied positions and fields such as administrator, social worker, counselor, and educator in dioceses in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and most recently, in the states of West Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, and California. She is eager to lead the Asian and Pacific family spreading across the United States to greater sharing of the gifts and promoting harmony in new evangelization, a new way of being Church.