Kim Thu followed her passion for food by enrolling in An Rê Mai Sen to become a Restaurant Specialist. She completed an apprenticeship at Le Méridien Saigon, a five-star hotel, where she was offered a position before she even graduated. She started her career as a waitress and hostess at Bamboo Chic, the hotel’s Japanese-Cantonese fusion restaurant. Thanks to this position, she is now autonomous and able to help her family.
Arounothay Khoungkhakoune (Aroun) is the founder of social enterprise, BambooLao, which makes reusable and environmentally