THE CEF TEAM

Bích Ngọc Cao

Bích Ngọc Cao

Bích Ngọc Cao serves on the board of directors of Mother Jones, and is the former COO for Define American, a nonprofit that fights injustice and anti-immigrant hate through the power of storytelling. She previously led special projects at the Los Angeles Times, where she worked with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jonathan Gold and Jose Antonio Vargas on new initiatives. Bích Ngọc has served in digital marketing roles at Capitol Music Group’s Harvest Records and Warner Bros. Records, and began her career at MySpace, launching the original MySpace Music and helping to build a fledgling social network into a global entertainment destination. After MySpace, Bích Ngọc joined Bobby Shriver and Bono to co-found and launch (RED), a unique product partnership amongst global brands such as Apple, Gap, Converse and American Express, to raise $100 million for AIDS programs in Africa within the first year. As of December 2018, (RED) has generated $600 million to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. A lifelong Angeleno and USC alumna, Bích Ngọc is committed to public service and is currently president of the Board of Library Commissioners for the city of Los Angeles.