Trang is a lecturer for the Faculty of Social Work at the Vietnam Trade Union University. Previously, Trang was a social worker, providing direct support services for survivors of domestic violence, lesbians, and children who have been bullied. She recently turned her interest to research, focusing mostly on gender-based violence, sexual orientation discrimination, and sexual and reproductive health and rights. Trang is a gender activist who believes in advocacy through an evidence-based approach.

Trang holds both a Bachelor's and Master’s degree in Social Work.