Name :Susanne Pons
BCom (Accounting and Entrepreneurship) Grad Cert TESOL
Susanne was born in Saigon during the Vietnam War. Her Korean father and Vietnamese mother migrated to Australia in the 1970’s in search of a better future for their two young children. Susanne is culturally linked to her Vietnamese and Korean heritage but Australia will always be her home.
Susanne has worked in diverse fields including accounting, administration, customer relations, law enforcement and project management. She is currently studying for her Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages which she hopes to combine with her Commerce Degree to support her humanitarian work. Susanne has financially supported numerous missions and building projects in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Island Pacific region. She has also travelled extensively throughout South East Asia and has volunteered in orphanages, taught English to children and young adults, assisted medical teams in rural areas and provided translator services to other humanitarian groups.