The Team

Operating Team

Fiona McGlynn – Founder Fiona

Fiona McGlynn grew up with a love of storytelling, writing poetry and short stories and editing a university magazine. After graduating with a BComm from UBC, Fiona spent two years in Toronto working as a management consultant with Bain and Co., advising clients on business strategy. In 2013 she moved back to Vancouver and published children’s book, “i and the Great Divide” in September.

Christine

Christine Nguyen – Community Manager

Christine Nguyen is a recent graduate from Simon Fraser University, majoring in Business Marketing and minoring in Communications. She has a knack for communications and loves socializing with new people and hearing their stories. She also has a love for dogs, shopping, movies and travel. Currently, this social media savvy girl is beginning to embark on her journey towards a career in marketing or public relations.

Brenda

Quynh B. Le – Web Master and Designer

Quynh a.k.a. Brenda Le is an engineering/business graduate from BCIT/TRU. She is a creative individual with a keen eye for design. Photography is one of her absolute favorite activities. You will never find her without a cell phone, polaroid, or a DSLR camera. She is always ready to go on an adventure! Although Brenda lives an extremely busy life, she enjoys spending as much time as she can with her family and friends.

Shadi Baker – Digital Marketing Strategist Shadi

Shadi Baker is a Digital Marketing Strategist, who graduated from RED Academy last year. She is data driven and has a passion for Analytics, SEO, and SEM. She previously was in travel and tourism industry which has taken her around the world.

Advisors, advocates, and other amazing folks we love

Brenda

Stephanie Lai – “With Love” Book Editorial, Sponsorship, Publishing

Stephanie Lai is a marketing co-op student at UBC nearing the graduation finish line. She loves stories and can usually be found reading something (sometimes she even reads the backs of shampoo bottles, with their amusingly flowery instructions on how to achieve those luscious locks). Silliness aside, she believes in contagious kindnesses and the power of communication to inspire others.

Priscilla Correa – Public Relations and MarketingPriscilla

Priscilla is a proud Simon Fraser University Business graduate, with concentrations in marketing and international business. After working and volunteering around the world, she realized that she wants to use her business skills for the better. This aspiring social entrepreneur is passionate about women empowerment, education, and spreading the love. She also has an intense love for food, travelling, and cats.

Jamie

Jamie Smith – “With Love” Art Curation, Artist Relations, Art Show Design and Production

Jamie Smith attended the University of Victoria and majored in Visual Arts with a minor in business. She traveled extensively before retuning to Vancouver to complete her Bachelor of Art Education at the University of British Columbia. After graduating she went to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates to teach art for a year. Since her time in the Middle East she has begun pursuing her art career full time and has participated in group art shows and her own solo shows. Her latest art project is called “confessions” where she uses anonymous confessions as the inspiration for her painting series. This project and her full portfolio of work can be found at www.jamiesmithstudio.com.

Ivy Chan – With Love” Book Design Ivy

Ivy Chan is a graphic designer who is working towards becoming a teacher. She has always had a passion for all things creative. Whether it is drawing and painting or creating icons and layouts for design, she enjoys them all. When she is not creating visual graphics and images she is often found working on sewing projects or relaxing with her dog.

Amanda

Amanda Prystasz – “With Love” Art Show Direction and Creative Consultation

Amanda’s bio is coming soon.