Shortly after her family arrived on Vancouver Island in 2014, Linh Nguyen took a job as a nail technician in order to help her family financially – it was one of the few jobs she could get with little English language proficiency. Her mom, Phuc Pham, had always encouraged her to be independent – after a few years and with her mom’s support, Nguyen decided to open her own nail salon.
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You can read the online article for Linh’s story here at the Comox Valley Record.
More from this series:
- Introducing the Newcomer Entrepreneur Series
- Interview #2: Tania Ly – Gold Phoenix Asian Foods
- Interview #3: Juan Calero – HJ Landscaping
- Interview #4: Thanu Eagalle – Wild Bee Florals