Mandy Diêc

Director of California, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

Mandy Diec is the Director of California at the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC). She oversees SEARAC’s policy advocacy and programming at the state level, which focus on amplifying the voices of the largest Southeast Asian American (SEAA) population in the US, building engagement and capacity of stakeholders, and producing key legislation to promote social justice and equity among SEAA communities. Mandy has a decade of experience working with refugee, immigrant, and underserved communities, including developing health and education programs in Southeast Asia and Southern Africa, supporting refugee resettlement in the US, and advocating for equitable health and mental health care policies in California. Mandy was raised in Los Angeles, after resettling in California with her family as refugees from Vietnam.

Mandy Diêc