Paul Nguyen was born in Toronto, Ontario, in 1980. He graduated from York University’s film program in 2004. Mr. Nguyen is a proud second-generation Vietnamese-Canadian whose parents fled the Vietnam war to Canada during the migration of the boat people.
He has dedicated his life to improving race relations and promoting multicultural understanding in Canada. Mr. Nguyen utilizes the power of the Internet and his passion for filmmaking to promote unity in diversity among people of various backgrounds.
His work has been extensively covered by the local and national media. He has been outspoken on youth crime, gang violence and social issues facing marginalized communities.
Mr. Nguyen continues to serve as a positive role model to youths and to promote racial harmony at every opportunity. He aspires to live in a society free of racial discrimination, hatred and poverty.