Le Hoa started her professional career as a school teacher. After completing her Master of Education (UTS), she moved professionally to higher education to work at multiple universities in teaching and learning administration. Le Hoa's roles in higher education have focused on eLearning staff development and management, quality assurance, business intelligence and data analyses.

Le Hoa completed her PhD in higher education policy and economics (QUT). This has expanded her interest in exploring exemplary practices in higher education evidenced through multiple determinants of quality that are further supported by a wide variety of technologies.