Cassie (she/her) is an 18-year-old, mixed-race, Chinese Canadian, who has just finished up her first year at McMaster University and is passionate about the new life experiences and academic discourses she has encountered. Beginning a major in Political Sciences and Public Policy in the fall, Cassie focuses on gender politics and structural injustices in her studies. As the daughter of Gina Wong, founder of the Asian Gold Ribbon Campaign, Cassie aspires to be outspoken against anti-Asian racism and encourage conversations around racial inequalities with impassioned youth.
Dr. Shibao Guo is a Professor at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. He specializes in transnational migration, diaspora studies, Chinese immigrants in Canada, ethnic and race relations, and comparative and international education. He has numerous publications including books, journal articles, and book chapters. His latest books include: Decolonising lifelong learning in the context of transnational migration (Routledge, 2020), Immigration, racial and ethnic studies in 150 years of Canada: Retrospects and prospects (Brill|Sense, 2018). He is a former president of the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association and currently serves as co-editor of Canadian Ethnic Studies. He also co-edits two book series for Brill|Sense Publishers: Transnational Migration and Education and Spotlight on China.