Kimberley Wong is a climate action and social justice activist, currently studying Geography, as a student at the University of British Columbia.
She prides herself on being a go-getter full of optimism, and compliments her many academic and extracurricular activities with jogging, road cycling, hiking, skiing, and rock climbing.
She currently enjoys working as a member of the Board of Directors with Co-Design Engage, a design process that assists people in creating spaces with the help of collaborative dialogue manifested in the form of drawings, as a core team member with Love Intersections, a group of queer people of colour who form solidarity through a language of love and a lens of intersectional feminism, and as a very proud co-founder of City Hub Initiative, a non-profit society dedicated to helping youth succeed in their sustainability and social justice projects by providing basic infrastructure and guidance to them.
In the past, Kimberley has worked as the co-director of Kids for Climate Action, as an organizer for the Vancouver School Board Sustainability Conference, as a project manager for a CityStudio partner course project on Ugly Food, as a guest lecturer at Langara College, and as a youth climate action analyst for the British Columbia Ministry of Environment.
Kimberley’s accolades include winning the City of Vancouver Greenest City Leadership Youth Award of Excellence, winning her high school Sustainability Award and Fine Arts Award, the district Michael Shultz Performing Arts Award, and the Student Council Character Award.