Dang Thi Minh Hanh was born 1961, is a fashion designer from Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam. Director of the VietNam Fashion design institude (FADIN) in Ho Chi Minh city. She is leading figure in Viet Nam's new fashion industry, she specialises in hybridising traditional designs with modern clothing. Her work has been shown aboard and at a Tokyo Fashion fair in 1997. She became the first Vietnamese designer to be awarded an international prize.