Thi Vo

Thi Vo

My name is Thi Vo and I am a refugee from Vietnam. When I was a year and a half old I fled the country with my mother and eventually ended up in Canada. It took us in with open…

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Rossbina Nathoo

Rossbina Nathoo

Born in Uganda, East Africa I am of South Asian decent with ancestral roots from Gujarat, India. In October 1972, I arrived in Canada as a Refugee during the Ugandan Asian crisis when Idi Amin ousted all the Asians within 90 days,…

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Rishi Nagar

Rishi Nagar

His life began in the village Shankar, Jalandhar, Punjab, India where his father was a teacher and so was his grandfather. Rishi Nagar spoke fondly of his grandfather, ailed with Parkinson’s disease and with whom he spent about 9 years…

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Kevin Choo

Kevin Choo

For many Asian-Canadian youth growing up in Canada, there is an underlying expectation to find a career in a stable field such as medicine, engineering or accounting. However, the same cannot be said for the arts, especially dancing. Kevin Choo’s…

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Kari Woo

Kari Woo

Kari Woo is a full-time artist and jewelry designer, who graduated from the ACAD with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Distinction [Hons]. She has exhibited at a variety of galleries throughout southern Alberta and the Canadian west coast.…

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Dale Lee Kwong

Dale Lee Kwong

Dale Lee Kwong is third-generation Canadian Chinese, born in Calgary.  A graduate of Henry Wise Wood Senior High, she received a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Radio and Television from Ryerson.  Dale’s first jobs in television included Promotions Writer for…

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Carrie Yap

Carrie Yap

My name is Carrie Yap and I am a first generation Chinese Canadian. Thus far my contribution to Canada has been professional. Upon receiving my Master’s degree in Urban Design from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, I came back…

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Amrit Singh

Amrit Singh

I was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India. In 2006, I immigrated to Toronto, and settled in Calgary in 2007. The move was not a smooth one. My family struggled to settle, as many new immigrants do. My education and work…

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Mary Kwong

Mary Kwong

Mary Kwong is the wife of former Lieutenant Governor, Norman Kwong. She was originally from Vancouver and resided there during the early years of her life. Her family was prominent and well-involved within the Vancouver community. She, herself, won Miss.…

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