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A black-and-white headshot of a man with short, dark hair and glasses. He is wearing a light colored shirt and tie with a darker suit jacket over it. Behind him are three graphic circles: one teal, one blue and one white.

Binh (Ben) Bui

UChicago Obama Scholars 2022-2023


Founding Member and Product Lead, Social Walk





Binh (Ben) Bui was recently Head of the Teaching Assistant Team at the STEAM for Vietnam Foundation, a non-profit educational organization providing free Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics education in Vietnam. While there, he led, recruited, and built a training program for a team of 20 teaching assistants who provided free computer science lessons for over 7,000 children. Prior to leading STEAM – Binh served as a volunteer consultant to help launch Khan Academy Vietnam, where he contributed to the delivery of over 2,500 video translations. Since gaining first-hand experience in the power of education technology and the non-profit sector, Binh has been committed to identifying scalable long-term business models for organizations to increase their social impact work.

Binh is pursuing a dual degree MS in Computer Science and MBA at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.