Description:Photograph of Cathy Lam, Photographer Lotusa Chon, 2013, VDC
Norte, Irvine, California
Summary: This is an oral history of Ms. Cathy Lam. She is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine. She graduated college early with an engineering degree. Upon graduating, she pursued a career with an engineering company but later decided to change her career choice to fit her true passion of helping others. She currently works at a non-profit doing philanthropy. This interview focused on her life from child in Vietnam to her current life in the United States. Through this interview, she describes her experiences as well as her family’s experiences before, during, and after the War in Vietnam.