[August 25, 2021] Meet the Expert: Australian Hospitality Alumni Network – Vietnam is pleased to introduce Miss Anlee Do – Country Manager Vietnam of Lufthansa Group, our first female member joining the Board of Experts.
After graduating from university in 2008, Do Van Anh Thu (Anlee) joined Lufthansa Group on a two-year management program called International Airline Professional (IAP) in Frankfurt, Germany. After the IAP program, Anlee started her journey with Lufthansa to other countries outside of Germany. The first stop was Bangkok, as a Regional Marketing Manager for Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines then the Mekong region. Singapore was the next destination, Anlee was appointed as the E-commerce Sales Manager for Asia Pacific. After 12 years of travelling around the world, in year 13th, Anlee made her way back home in Vietnam as the Country Manager of Lufthansa Group as well as the Vice Chairwoman of German Business Association. Before joining Lufthansa, Anlee never thought she would be working in aviation, but there she is, 13 years of dynamic movements and unstoppable learning.
Thoughts of Anlee:
If you have heard of this saying: “Some people dance in the rain, others just get wet” by Roger Miller, Anlee is definitely one of those who dances in the rain. She actually thinks that “Happiness is definitely a default state of mind” – at least for her. Anlee often compares our life as an onion, not because it makes us cry from time to time, but because it has many layers. Have you ever wonder what happens after you peel off every layer of an onion? Anlee’s answer would be: “You will stop crying!” One fact Anlee shared with us about happiness is that it is a default state of a human, but it can act like a car key which you always rush looking for while it is indeed just inside your pocket.
“Happiness is definitely a default state of mind”.Anlee Do
Princess Anlee? Who is she?
Some people know Anlee also have got to know her nickname as “Princess Anlee”. She laughed and explained “Some people called me princess, because they think I am spoiled like a princess, I’ll take that as a compliment and I decided to crown myself “princess” on social media”, but in fact, she believes that every girl is a princess and all girls should feel like they are princesses, why shouldn’t we?
“I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, even if they aren’t pretty, or smart, or young. They’re still princesses. All of us. Didn’t your father ever tell you that? Didn’t he? “– A Little Princess – Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Anlee began her studies in Singapore but her final year was completed in Sydney, Australia. In 2008, Anlee graduated from Central Queensland University, Australia with a Bachelor Degree in Marketing.
After gaining several years of working experience, she went back to school in 2017-2019 to study the Executive MBA program at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with her major in Aviation/Airline Management.
Joining Australian Hospitality Alumni Network
Anlee decided to join Australian Hospitality Alumni Network as a member of The Board of Experts as she has high motivation to learn and big pasion for social activities that support gender equality, community development and environmental sustainability. Anlee would like to offer her expertise in aviation, sustainability and would be keen on conducting relevant training programs. Anlee’s strengths are communications, data analytics, project management and multi-cultural team coordination.