Dominique Thieu

TEDx Mission Viejo
Event Manager


An avid fan of TED Talks and continual learning, Dominique is excited and honored to be part of the TEDx Mission Viejo team as Event Manager. Dominique is looking forward to helping ignite the audience’s senses with thought-provoking, innovative and engaging talks through the speakers’ deliverance of our theme: Perception.

Dominique has over 20 years of planning and organizing private, corporate and non-profit events, ranging from Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California, National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys, Project MotiVATe, Vietnamese American Media Network, Yum!, St. Johns’ Knits, Cartier, and many more. She has many creative ideas planned for an enjoyable day for all in attendance.

Currently, Dominique is the Executive Producer and Chief Executive Optimist for VAMN-TV where she produces outside-the-box programs, creating “Edutainment for the Next Generation”. She is also planning the Blue Ribbon International Family Film Festival 2017, which aims to bridge the gap between Hollywood and Orange County, as well as between Hollywood and the Vietnamese and Asian communities.

When not working, Dominique enjoys photography, reading, snowboarding, snorkeling, hiking, good food and fine wine. Dominique is excited to be part of this TEDx team and to be able to give back to the community through TEDx Mission Viejo 2016.