Tesicca Truong


Tesicca Truong 張慈櫻  Trương Từ Anh (she/her) is a community engagement innovator, an anti-oppressive dialogue facilitator, and a serial changemaker. Her passions lie at the intersection of youth empowerment, citizen engagement and resilience building. She co-founded CityHive, a non-profit on a mission to transform the way young people shape their cities and the civic processes that engage them. She also co-created the inaugural Vancouver School Board Sustainability Conference, currently in its ninth year and kick-started the Vancouver Youth4Tap Coalition, a city-wide campaign which led to the installation of new water fountains in every public high school in Vancouver. She currently serves as a Ministerial Advisor for the BC Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery, and Innovation as well as a Shadow Facilitator with the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada.

Tesicca has served on the Mayor’s Engaged City Task Force, BC's Climate Solutions and Clean Growth Advisory Council, and SFU Senate. For her work, she was awarded the SFU President’s Leadership in Sustainability Award and Vancouver’s Greenest City Leadership Award. Tesicca has also been named on Top 30 under 30 and Top 25 under 25 lists by Corporate Knights, North American Association for Environmental Education, and Starfish Canada. You can find her longboarding and biking through the city, swimming and kayaking in the ocean, rock climbing in the mountains, and exploring the woods.