Hi Bruins! My name is Donna Tran and I am one of the Graduate Financial Wellness Consultants for this academic year. I am a 2nd year Master’s student in the Fielding School of Public Health, pursuing my MPH in Health Policy and Management. As a first-generation college student, I received my Bachelor’s degree in Health Science with a concentration in Community Health Education from CSU Long Beach in 2018. Throughout my professional career, I have had the privilege of learning and working in healthcare settings such as the UC hospital system as well as the nonprofit and mental health sectors.
Born and raised in Orange County, CA, I am a proud Vietnamese-American from an immigrant family. My personal mission centers around helping others achieve wellness and a good quality of life through education and resource sharing. I joined the UCLA Financial Wellness team in hopes of assisting other students navigate their higher education journey and expenses with financial literacy and empowerment.
I am a huge fan of scenic views, traveling, film, and music! My ideal day looks like going to the farmers/flea market, hanging out with my dogs, and tending to houseplants. I am a firm believer in the mantra of “Health is wealth” so let’s strive for healthy living together!