día bùi is a queer Vietnamese Buddhist, artist, activist, advocate, and strategist. Her lifelong commitment to social justice and story-telling are rooted in her own experiences growing up in a refugee family and living in a low-income, immigrant neighborhood. She has over fifteen years of experience working on issues that include immigrant rights, racial justice, women’s rights, health equity, LGBTQ+ equality, economic justice, access to higher education, and youth empowerment.
“When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” - Audre Lorde
As an artist and advocate, día bùi engages in multi-discipline practices to express herself, incite critical conversations, and create social impact. She is a poet at heart with a deep passion for story-telling through writing, performance, photography, film, and facilitating safe and sacred spaces for others to speak their truth.
As a creative and cultural strategist, día makes use of her overall experience and skillsets in visual communication and digital strategy to broaden the reach of impact and deepen engagement across communities. She believes that effective change-making starts with clear, concise, and compelling stories that centers communities on the frontlines of social change. From creative strategies and influencer engagement to visual presentations and content creation, día is committed to delivering the best
for a greater purpose.