Dr. Lena Tran


Dr. Lena Tran is the Director of Business and Management at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension.  She is also an adjunct professor. Lena's higher education experience includes serving as managers and directors for student affairs, admissions, outreach, and residence life.  She has lectured on various topics involving Leadership and Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Career Development, and Vietnamese- and Asian-American Experiences.  Lena's professional experience also included works with established technology firms in New York City and start-up enterprises in Silicon Valley, California.  In 2011 she coordinated the first Vietnamese Women in Leadership Conference.

Dr. Tran possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree from Montclair State University, New Jersey, a Master of Business Administration from Seton Hall University, New Jersey, and a Doctor of Education degree from University of San Francisco, CA.  The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal named Lena to its list of "40 Under 40" rising stars of Silicon Valley Community, 2009.



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