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Nurses are real superheroes

Over the past few years, I’ve come to understand the impact a nurse can have on someone’s life.  I witnessed the power of nurses when my grandma did dialysis treatments multiple times a week and when she was in palliative care.  When I did the marketing for BCIT School of Health Sciences, I learned very…

To all the women in my life

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, but I wanted to share a Shero Saturday blog post today for all of the important women in my life (you know who you are). Writing this is so important to me because I’ve realized how much the women in my life have lifted me up, especially this past year. …

My sister, Jessica Chiu

Jessica is turning 30 on January 13th so I’m doing a special edition of Shero Saturday! Here are 30 facts about my sister, Jessica Chiu. 1. Jessica Chiu was born on January 13, 1990, almost two weeks past her due date of December 31, 1989.  2. She enjoyed being an only child for only 16…

My Popo, Jacqueline Chiu

When I decided to feature women who inspire me on my blog, I knew that the first woman I wanted to feature is my Popo (grandmother), Jacqueline Gim Ten Chiu.  My Popo was born in Chinatown, Vancouver, in 1928. At some point in her childhood, she moved back to China with her siblings, studied foreign…