Meet the Team!
Kimberley Wong is a climate action and social justice activist, majoring in Geography (Environment and Sustainability) and doing an interdisciplinary minor in Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice, Anthropology, and Political Science at the University of British Columbia.
She prides herself on being a go-getter full of optimism, and compliments her academic and extracurricular activities with running, cycling, hiking, skiing, and rock climbing.
She currently enjoys working as a community organizer with Love Intersections, a group of queer and trans people of colour who form solidarity through a language of love and a lens of intersectional feminism using a multimedia approach, and as a very proud Co-Founder of City Hub Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping youth succeed in their sustainability and social justice projects by providing basic infrastructure and guidance to them. City Hub Initiative is a co-working space for young change makers, by young change makers.
Kimberley has worked as the Co-Director of Kids for Climate Action, a group of youth advocating for stronger political action on climate change, and as an organizer for the Vancouver School Board Sustainability Conference.
Kimberley’s most recent accolade includes winning the 2016 City Of Vancouver Greenest City Leadership Award of Excellence.
Aaron is a second year student at Simon Fraser University studying Global Environmental Systems. After seeing a need in the community with his best friend Kimberley, they Co-Founded the City Hub Initiative. It aims to support young change makers working on social justice and sustainability projects by providing co-working space and a community of support. He currently serves as the Acting Chair of the City of Vancouver Children, Youth and Families Advisory Committee which advises Vancouver City Council on matters related to this constituent community. In the past, Aaron has worked on projects that include the Vancouver School Board Sustainability Conference as one of its Founding Members and Youth4Tap, a proposal to ban bottled water in Vancouver schools. In 2014, Aaron received the City of Vancouver Greenest City Leadership Award for his work within the community. Last year, Corporate Knights named him to a list of Top 30 Under 30 Environmentalists in Canada. His interests include inclusive community planning by incorporating youth in the decision-making process and supporting youth-led sustainability projects.