The BUILD-IT Alliance focuses on creating a world-class model for innovative technology and engineering higher education

The BUILD-IT public-private ecosystem is designed to produce graduates who can solve problems and engineer solutions and value for Vietnam’s social and economic development. BUILD-IT leverages millions invested, the vast capabilities of the implementing partner, Arizona State University, America’s largest and #1-ranked University for innovation, along with diverse government, industry and academic partners linking technology and engineering higher education to the needs and capabilities of industry partners.

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4,703 Trained

We build strategic leadership skills to advance university autonomy, program and instructional quality, and form lasting partnerships.

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39% Women

We support female empowerment through leadership forums, academic initiatives and scholarships, and strengthen the universities’ capacity for building technical English skills.




ASU Vietnam’s student worker, Kim Thai, shares the story of her fellow students’ innovations.


Born into a family of educators, Phan Thi Mai Ha dreamt of becoming a lecturer since her childhood.


Through BUILD-IT’s support Makerspaces are expanding within Vietnam’s public universities

In the early 2000s, fast-moving entrepreneurs bu

Empowered by BUILD-IT trained faculty, makers take action to fight COVID-19 in Da Nang