Decision-making at SWAN is based not on job titles, but rather ethical, inclusive, and collaborative processes amongst everyone involved in driving SWAN’s mission forward. Through ongoing community consultations that uphold their safety and anonymity, im/migrant women who do sex work are involved in all aspects of decision-making at SWAN.
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KELLY GO, Policy & Advocacy Advisor (Practicum Student)
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Born and raised in Hong Kong, Kelly is a Chinese settler, currently residing and living on the stolen ancestral lands of the Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh Nations. She speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English, holds a Bachelor Degree in International Studies.
Kelly began volunteering with SWAN in 2016 before stepping into a full-time Outreach Worker role in 2017. In the spring of 2019, she transitioned into the Outreach Coordinator role that oversees SWAN’s Outreach and Netreach programs, outreach volunteers, and quarterly SWANzine newsletter.
Currently, she is working towards a degree in Social Work at the University of Victoria and doing her practicum term at SWAN. When she isn’t working or studying, Kelly most enjoys hanging out with her dog.
projectcoordinator [at] swanvancouver [dot] ca
"Teamwork is the ability to work together towards a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments towards organizational objectives.
It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."
~ Andrew Carnegie