CFTE’s Co-founder, Tram Anh Nguyen, to join the board of Passerelles Numériques (PN), a leading NGO with a mission to break the cycle of poverty through digital inclusion

CFTE’s Co-founder, Tram Anh Nguyen, to join the board of Passerelles Numériques (PN), a leading NGO with a mission to break the cycle of poverty through digital inclusion

Duc Ha Duong, President of the Board of Directors, PN (left) with Tram Anh Nguyen, Co-Founder of CFTE

London, 7 November 2022 – CFTE is delighted to announce the new appointment of our co-founder Tram Anh Nguyen to join the board of Passerelles Numeriques.

Passerelles Numeriques PN operates in Cambodia, the Philippines, Vietnam and recently Madagascar. Its mission is highly effective: to upskill youth in the most impoverished areas and provide them with innovative education in the digital sector, effectively breaking the cycle of poverty for them and their families. PN’s work supports the sustainable development goals of No Poverty, Quality Education and Gender Equality.  Recent data from PN shows the impact of our actions: 

▪   + 2,300 graduates

▪   +11,000 people lifted out of poverty (graduates + their families)

▪   92% of graduates find a job within 2 months of graduation

▪   89% of our beneficiaries from rural areas

▪   93% of graduates work in the IT sector

▪   51% of our graduates are young women

CFTE is a global platform for education in Fintech and the future of financial services and its co-founder, Tram Anh Nguyen was recently recognized for her work in the Fintech space and pioneering initiatives to bring diversity and more women into the industry. In March 2022, she was awarded the title of ‘Outstanding Woman FinTech Ecosystem Leader” by the Asian Digital Finance Forum and Awards, among the top 22 Key Opinion Leaders in Fintech and Top 10 Women transforming Tech. 

With extensive experience in the finance industry prior to co-founding CFTE, Tram Anh has a tracking record of setting up leading projects in the world of education with learners around the world. Tram Anh’s journey in the realm of Fintech and entrepreneurship has been nothing short of phenomenal. Since she started her career, she championed the mission to bring more people into Fintech and entrepreneurship and chose to challenge everyone to tackle the challenges of financial inclusion, and to uplift many people worldwide. 

With CFTE, she continues to push forward her mission to educate hundreds of thousands to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to build skills thrive in financial technology, making the industry much more diverse and inclusive. 

She is passionate about opportunities to youth as well as providing women and individuals from diverse backgrounds with an opportunity in this new world of Digital Finance and Fintech. 

Tram Anh is delighted to be joining the PN’s Board: “I have always endeavoured to help people remain at the centre of disruption in Fintech and Entrepreneurship by working towards making the right skills, knowledge and mentorship accessible to all, in order to encourage a more diverse and inclusive industry. As a passionate entrepreneur myself, I am honoured to be joining the Board of PN to share my expertise and learnings and bolster the growth of new talent, the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia and in emerging economies”, Tram Anh Nguyen.

Tram Anh’s background and expertise makes her an excellent addition to the Board of Directors, helping to navigate the growing need for PN’s programs. “Beyond the key role of ending poverty for youth and their families, we also know that with our students and community partners, we are in charge of bringing more diversity and gender equality to a community of professionals who are aware of its challenges. Tram Anh is a leader in Fintech and inclusion, we are so glad to have her on board,” says Duc Ha Duong, President of the Board of Directors, PN.

About CFTE:

CFTE is a Fintech educational platform, equipping professionals with the skills they need to thrive in Digital Finance. CFTE achieves this by connecting 300+ industry experts from companies like Mastercard, UBS, Societe Generale, IBM, Starling Bank, Ripple, N26… to 100,000+ alumni in Europe and Asia. For the past 5 years, CFTE has proven to be the leading learning platform for Fintech worldwide. For more information, see

About Passerelles Numériques:

Passerelles Numériques is a non-profit organization, created in 2005, that enables underprivileged youths to build their employability through education in the digital industry, and leverage their potential and willpower; it allows them and their family to escape poverty in a sustainable way, and contribute to the social and economic development of their country. It operates in Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Madagascar. For more information

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