Vivian Tsang

Vivian Tsang

Director, Executive Officer

Dr. Vivian Tsang is the CEO, Founder, and Board Director at HOPE. Dr. Tsang is a psychiatrist and created HOPE because there were very few organizations that focused on programs that allow local youth to participate in programs that enable empowerment and agency through advanced education, volunteer, and employment opportunities.  

Yin Tzu

Yin Tzu

HR Coordinator

Yin-Tzu  is interested in HR  and joined HOPE to gain more HR experience and meet with more people

Amit Chhina

Amit Chhina

Pharmacy Co Chair

Amit Chhina is a  Pharmacy Co Chair  within the HOPE for the Future committee at  HOPE. Amit is interested in Pharmacy and joined HOPE because she wanted to create opportunities and resources for undergraduate students that she did not have.

Brandon Chai

Brandon Chai

Zooming Into Professional School Program Director

Brandon Chai is a Zooming Into Professional School Program Director within HOPE for the Future. Brandon is interested in Medicine and joined HOPE to create a free and accessible mentorship program to connect undergrads with students in professional programs, with the goal of helping students figure out what career path best suits them and how to get there.

Brishk Manzoor

Brishk Manzoor

Sustainability Coordinator

Brishk Manzoor is a Sustainability Coordinator  within the Expansions committee at HOPE. Brishk is interested in  Corporate Finance and joined HOPE to be a part of a bigger community that helps make an impact on incoming students and allows her to engage others who have a similar mindset. HOPE allows her  to be an active part of a community and make a difference during her time as a university student.

Carlo Halnin

Carlo Halnin

Data Analyst

Carlo Halnin  is a Data Analyst  within the Research  committee at HOPE. Carlo is interested in Data Analysis  and joined HOPE to apply his  analytics skills to real-world problems such as preparing youth for future careers.

Christopher Fischer Labastida Beltran

Christopher Fischer Labastida Beltran

Community Partnerships Director

Christopher Fischer-Labastida Beltrán is a Community Partnerships Director  within the Partnerships Committee  at HOPE. Christopher is interested in Organic chemistry, Oceanography, and Physiology  and joined HOPE to empower others. He believes that HOPE provides an environment where he can strive to create more opportunities for youth and empower them to become leaders in this world.

Gurkamel Gill

Gurkamel Gill

HFTF Director

Gurkamel Gill is a  HFTF Director  within the HOPE For the Future committee at  HOPE. Gurkamel  is interested in Medicine  and joined HOPE because she is  passionate about working with marginalized populations, increasing accessibility to professional school programs, and being part of a team that makes local and national impacts.

Troy Chong

Troy Chong

Sustainability Coordinator

 Troy Chong is a ​​Sustainability Coordinator  within the Expansions committee at  HOPE. Troy is interested in Microbiology and Immunology  and joined HOPE because he  wanted to meet new people and build a community.

Joy Wu

Joy Wu

Finance Coordinator

Joy Wu is a Finance Coordinator  within the Finance committee  HOPE. Joy is interested in Accounting  and joined HOPE to gain more experiences in applying what she learned  in school to real life scenarios and to  help to empower her community.

Sahel Mirrazavi

Sahel Mirrazavi

Med Administrative Assistant

Sahel Mirrazavi is a Med Administrative Assistant  within HOPE for the Future  at HOPE. Sahel is interested in Biology  and joined HOPE because of the impactful work they do to provide equitable professional school services for students like her.

Karan Gill

Karan Gill

Strategy Coordinator

Karan Gill is a  Strategy Coordinator  within the Marketing committee at  HOPE. Karan is interested in Business  and joined HOPE To gain marketing experience and meet new people.

Kaya Frese

Kaya Frese

Community Partners Coordinator

Kaya Frese is a Community Partners Coordinator within the Partnerships committee at HOPE. Kaya is interested in Microbiology & Immunology and joined HOPE to help make it a little easier for students to engage in volunteer work and to support NPOs long term!

Paul Kee

Paul Kee

Director of Sponsorship

Paul Kee is a  Director of Sponsorship  within the Sponsorship Committee at  HOPE. Paul is interested in Behavioral Neuroscience  and joined HOPE because it provides opportunities to  organize community projects with others who are just as passionate about advocating for homelessness, youth education, and mental health as he is

Manish Toofany

Manish Toofany

Research Director

Manish Toofany is a  Board Director  within the Internal, Sponsorships, Expansions committee at  HOPE. Manish is interested in  Medicine  and joined HOPE  to make a positive and sustainable impact in his community by championing the principles of empowerment and mutual aid.

Michelle Lin

Michelle Lin

Sponsorship Associate

Michelle Lin is an Associate  within the Sponsorship Committee at HOPE. Michelle is interested in Chemical Biology  and joined HOPE to give back to the community. She wanted to be involved in an organization dedicated to giving back, and to help give people opportunities that they might not have had otherwise.

Sarah Lim

Sarah Lim

Saundarai Bhanot

Saundarai Bhanot

Director of Student Engagemen

Saundarai Bhanot is a Director of Student Engagement  within the Student Engagement committee at HOPE. Saundarai is interested in Biochemistry  and joined HOPE to continue empowering youth through enriching leadership opportunities. Further, the  organization’s  core values stood out to her and she believes that the initiatives at HOPE provide a great opportunity to give back to communities across the country.

Torisheju Ogbe

Torisheju Ogbe

Community Leader Coordinator

Tori Ogbe is a Community Leader Coordinator – international within the Student Engagement committee at HOPE. Tori is interested in communications & media and joined HOPE  due to the community feeling it provides and its initiatives.

Vivian Lee

Vivian Lee

Board Member and CFO

Vivian Lee is a Board Member and CFO within the Board  at HOPE. Vivian joined HOPE because she is a strong advocate of student empowerment and building relationships in the community, in which HOPE, as a virtual platform, allows her to do so. On a regular basis, Vivian connects directly with team members and provides mentorship in leadership.

Wendy Cheung

Wendy Cheung

Expansions Co-Director

Wendy Cheung is a Co-Director  within the Expansions committee at HOPE. Wendy  is interested in  Behavioral Neuroscience and joined HOPE because she liked its missions and values, both in youth empowerment through mentorship and connection, and in community outreach to marginalized populations. Wendy also enjoys working with people from all over the world under a common goal.

Agus Irawan

Agus Irawan

General Program Evaluation Associate

Agus Irawan is a General Program Evaluation Associate  within the Research  committee at HOPE. Agus is interested in  Chemical Engineering and joined HOPE to transfer his knowledge and skills.

Erika Gacayan

Erika Gacayan

Administrative Assistant

Erika Gacayan is an Administrative Assistant   within the Internal Committee at HOPE.  Erika is interested in Science  and joined HOPE  to help inspire the next generation of youth and provide them with opportunities that will allow them to grow and thrive.

Samuel Leroux

Samuel Leroux

Research Director

Samuel Leroux is a Director  within the Research committee at HOPE. Samuel is interested in Economics and joined HOPE to gain leadership skills, advance his  research abilities with both quantitative and qualitative data and to help underprivileged youth in communities around Vancouver.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Vivian Lee


Vivian Tsang


Manish Toofany

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT


Tori Ogbe

Saundarai Bhanot

PARTNERSHIPS


Kaya Frese

Christopher Fischer Labastida Beltran

RESEARCH


Carlo Halnin


Agus Irawan


Samuel Leroux

EXPANSIONS


Wendy Cheung

Brishk Manzoor

Troy Chong

Sarah Lim

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE


Gurkamel Gill


Sahel Mirrazavi


Amit Chhina

Brandon Chai

FINANCE


Joy Wu

HUMAN RESOURCES


Yin Tzu

MARKETING


Karan Gill

INTERNAL


Erika Gacayan

SPONSORSHIP


Paul Kee

Michelle Lin