596: A Mother’s Support With Diana Nguyen

Diana Nguyen is an actress and comedian.  She has been in the industry for over 13 years and loves sharing human stories to the A Mother’s Support With Diana Nguyenworld using theather.  She is best known for her viral LinkedIn videos as #DancingDiana since she loves to dance and wanted to create content that represents her true self.   Her accomplishments include having the first Australian Vietnamese family comedy webseries in the world called Phi and Me which was conceived in 2010 which Diana co-produced, co-written and performed.  Diana is also am a writer, producer, director, theatre maker, guest speaker, drama facilitator, MC and performer.

Back then, Diana’s mother was very supportive of her decision to work in the industry but after seeing her mother become her biggest support and fan, her confidence has increased for the better.  Check out her episode to listen to her story.


Diana Nguyen is an actress and comedian.

Cultural Background

Diana is of Vietnamese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

May the force be with you.

May the force be with you.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is willing to be a fool, recovering, being happy with yourself, and breaking down walls.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Diana didn’t have support from her mother when she started in the entertainment industry.

The “AHA” Moment

When Diana saw her mother in the audience enjoying her performance, her confidence increased.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Diana has been in the entertainment industry for over 13 years and feels invincible.  She keeps on going because it’s what she loves to do.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Go turn some music on, close your eyes and move your body.  See where it goes.

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