Thanh brings a diverse set of experiences in education research and practice to her role as Research Manager at Empirical Education. She has taught Mathematics in an American Samoan high school and Economics at several junior colleges in the Bay Area. She also has extensive experience with education non-profits, having directed recruiting and admissions at WorldTeach. Prior to joining Empirical, she served as a consultant to the World Bank on a national curriculum and textbook reform in Vietnam. Thanh holds an MA in International Education Administration and Policy Analysis from the Stanford Graduate School of Education.