Dr. Le Mai Lan serves as Vice Chairwoman of the Vingroup Joint Stock Company, in charge of Education. In 2013, she was tasked with setting up Vinschool, a not-for-profit K-12 education system, with the goal of transforming the Vietnamese education system based on the highest international standards. Since then, Vinschool has become the largest education system in Vietnam with a core of quality teachers and robust educational programs.
In 2017, Dr. Le began to lead other major education projects within Vingroup, most notably conceiving and establishing VinUniversity, a prestigious, private, not-for-profit university which aspires to develop talents for the future, to make a breakthrough in Vietnam higher education, and to become a world-class university.
With the goal of becoming one of the top 50 young universities of the world, VinUniversity has forged strategic partnerships with two of the world top 20 universities, namely Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania. VinUniversity’s inauguration ceremony was held on its campus located at Vinhomes Ocean Park, Gia Lam, Hanoi, with a total investment of VND 6,500 billion (approximately USD $285 million) from Vingroup. The institution comprises of Faculty of Arts and Sciences; College of Business and Management; College of Engineering and Computer Science; and College of Health Sciences.
It currently offers 10 degree programs, namely:
Bachelor of Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Bachelor of Nursing
Medical Doctor Program
Residency Programs in Internal Medicine, General Surgery , and Pediatrics