Maili Wong, named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 by Women’s Executive Network, is dedicated to helping empower her clients with financial resilience and a positive wealth mindset so they can enjoy a Work-Optional Life, using her modern approach to investing.
Maili shares her personal story of resilience and lessons learned during her nearly two decades of international investing experience in her Amazon #1 Bestselling book, Smart Risk: Invest Like the Wealthy to Achieve a Work-Optional Life, as well as in her powerful TEDx Talk. Maili was featured in Business in Vancouver’s 'Top Forty Under 40' list and was named one of B.C.’s Most Influential Women by BC Business. Her work is recognized in media, including a feature in the commemorative book Canada 150 Women.
Maili is an active leader in her community and believes in the importance of mentorship for the next generation. She served a full term on the Real Estate Council of British Columbia, appointed by the Minister of Finance in 2016. She currently serves as a professional Board Member of the University of B.C. Portfolio Management Foundation, and co-Chairs the annual ‘Up the Down Market’ gala raising funds for the Down Syndrome Research Foundation. Maili also created and funded the ‘Maili Wong Scholarship in Finance’ awarded annually by UBC to a female undergraduate student in Finance to receive both a bursary and mentorship. Maili graduated from UBC in Finance (Honours) as ‘Most Outstanding Female Graduate.’