Kristin Cheung | 冮雪莉
— Kristin Cheung is a fundraiser with 10+ years of experience working in arts and non-profit organizations in Metro Vancouver. Born and raised in Treaty 7 territory in Alberta, she now lives and works on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples.
Kristin is passionate about working with and supporting the work for under-represented communities and has volunteered and fundraised for numerous culturally diverse non-profits in Vancouver and Edmonton. In 2016, she co-founded ‘The Future is you and me’, a free community mentorship program for young women of colour and Indigenous women in the arts. The intersectional feminist program aims to build a future with strong, diverse women in leadership positions, reflective of the current cultural landscape.
Kristin has followed the work of Pivot for many years, since 2008 when working for a literary arts magazine who published the work from the Hope in Shadows project. Kristin has a Masters in Arts Administration & Cultural Policy from Goldsmiths University of London and spends her free time as a Board member of Centre A (Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art) in Chinatown and Room magazine (West Coast Feminist Literary Magazine Society).