Catherine Jiang is in her second year at the University of British Columbia, planning to major in Business Technology Management. Having grown up in China, Catherine is passionate about Asian languages, especially Japanese. To realize her dream of studying at the top business school in Japan, Catherine has been heavily involved in Japan-related activities while studying the language, with an aim to achieve the top level of the Japanese-language proficiency test for an exchange to Tokyo.
With her work and life experiences in both Canada and China, Catherine hopes to enhance the mutual understanding between Canada and the Asia Pacific in terms of business and culture. She believes that between the two cultures, every collision is magnificent, and numerous opportunities lie within. As a part of the Asia Pacific Youth Council connecting Asia to Canada, Catherine aims to demonstrate the challenges and appeal of pursuing a global career.