Christine

by christinetho

I love and still believe in the idea of Well of Change, but we’re sad to announce that we will be closing this chapter of the book. Although, we do promise to comeback and revive after we have recharged our engines (and our bank book$). I would like to thank our team who have been so dedicated to this endeavour. Over the past few years, there are so many *fantastic* members that have supported us and volunteered their time. Drum rooooooll….

  • Alex Corotchi
  • Bashir Rabbat
  • Bonnie Lui
  • Christine Ho
  • Cindy Chen
  • David dela Cruz
  • Emmanuel Rodriguez
  • Frances Ho
  • Gareth Holliday
  • Gary Leung
  • Guowei Ding
  • Helen Acorn
  • Ian Mason
  • Karen Clumpus
  • Kathy Chan
  • Kevin Tsoi
  • Kristina Lugo
  • Lillian Chan
  • Lin Ye
  • Mike Hao
  • Nasir Virani
  • Patricia Delle Monache
  • Renjie Butalid
  • Ron Kwok
  • Ruby Ku
  • Rulix Batistil
  • Saman Malik
  • Sarah Stewart
  • Shawn Saraga
  • Sheryl Beckford
  • Steve Yang
  • Suma Komarraju
  • Sunny To
  • Sylvia Ho
  • Tee Tee Ho
  • Tracey Mori
  • Valencia Rodrigues
  • Zaheed Poptia

and many more supporters…

 

We’d also like to thank our supporters which have been invaluable… INVALUABLE… to making Well of Change achieve so much.

 

Financial Sponsor

  • Sanjay Singhal and Fusenet/Aquanta
  • Anito Ko, Christy Luo, Ling Chung and the team at Power Unit 
  • Elisabeth Mozel-Jury, National PR/Start Something with ALESSE

 

Advice and Services

  • Allyson, CarolAnn, Cheryl, Danielle, Geraldine, Lisa, Norm at SiG@MaRS
  • Anfernee, Anshula, Assaf, Mia, Nogah at YSEC
  • Anthony, Susan and Roxanne at Miller Thomson
  • Ben Hum at NAAAP
  • Bonnie at BLEvents
  • Christine Lu at IMPACT
  • Daniel at Focal Point Photography
  • Deborah Gardner at Volunteer Toronto
  • Dominic at HRPossibilities
  • Dorothy Engelman and Catie Drewery at GetInvolved
  • Julie McDowell and Angela Loknath at ClearlySo
  • Leisure Rules
  • Michelle D’Angelo, Elaine, Ming chung at DREAMS
  • Ming Chung, PuzzleCreations
  • Peter at South Side Muy Thai Kickboxing
  • Psalms 91:1
  • Rebecca Llewelly at Children’s Aid Foundation
  • Susan Horvath and Debra Kwinter at Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Thomas Mak and Marcus Cheung at PureGolf

 

Our next round, I would do a few things different. We’ll concentrate on aligning participant’s incentive with our own goals. We are a non profit and so many people were ready to support us. We just needed to give them better tools and content to make it easier for them to help us spread the word. Next time, we’ll add more social elements like tweeting services and posting ‘shares’ on facebook to enlist support from our partners, participants and stakeholders. Given our technical background, I’m excited for to really leverage “Lean Startup” concepts to discover product-market fit. If you are starting a new endeavour and business check out Eric Ries. I’m a Lean Start Up enthusiast.

 

The most gratifying part of the past two years have been the people. I’ve been able to meet and work with wickedly awesome people. They have opened up my eyes to fantastic organizations that do great work. I’ve met so many friends that will be with me for life. Professionally, I’ve been able to hone my public speaking skills and reach out to a new audience that I would never have previously engaged with. Business pitch competition, judging panel and even a gig as an ‘entrepreurial role model’ :)

 

Lastly, I’d like to thank my partner in crime, Kevin Tsoi. we’ve been through the ups and downs of a roller coaster together. Wouldn’t have been able to go through this wonderful experience without you.

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