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Tram Nguyen


Tram Nguyen


Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston


Rappaport Urban Scholar



The Rappaport Urban Fellowship provides elected and appointed officials from Greater Boston with full-tuition scholarships to attend the Kennedy School of Government's Masters in Public Administration program.

Massachusetts State Representative Tram Nguyen serves the 18th Essex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives where she pushes for laws that address issues of racial and economic justice and protect the rights of the most vulnerable populations. The first of her family to attend college, Rep. Nguyen earned a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and a juris doctor from Northeastern University School of Law. Before joining the House of Representatives, Rep. Nguyen worked as a legal aid attorney for Greater Boston Legal Services, advocating for domestic violence survivors, workers, seniors, veterans, and children. Rep. Nguyen is the first Vietnamese American elected to the House of Representatives, the first Asian American on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators, and the first Asian American woman to serve as vice chair of a committee.