Tiffany Tran is a Vietnamese American architect and urban designer who is passionate about cities. She approaches urban development through a people-centric lens that integrates urban planning and economics. At Penn, Tran is a PhD student in the Department of City and Regional Planning, with research interests in slum development and poverty in Southeast Asian cities. Tran has a decade of experience partnering with governments on urban development, including in Indonesia, Vietnam, Ghana, and the US. She holds a master’s in public affairs from Princeton University and a BArch from the University of Notre Dame.