WeWorkingWomen Advisory Council

The purpose of the WeWorkingWomen Advisory Council is to provide expertise, constructive advice and networking connections support the stability and growth of WeWorkingWomen, as a Canadian registered non-profit with the mission of promoting the personal and professional development of Chinese women in Canada.WeWorkingWomen Advisory Council members are invited to serve a two-year term to lend wisdom, expertise and resources beneficial to WeWorkingWomen’s growth.

 

Bobby Wang

Counsel, Business Law, GTA Leader, Asia Practice, KPMG Law LLP

Janet Lin

Vice President, Lending and Payments Technology Equitable Bank

Sandra Yueng Racco

Former City Councillor Founder, Empowering YouR Vision

Bobby Wang is a counsel in the Business Law Group in Toronto. He is also the GTA Leader for Asia Practice. He maintains a general business law practice including financing, M&A, mining, banking regulation and general corporate law. Bobby was born and raised in Shanghai, China and is fluent in Mandarin and Shanghainese. His current focus includes servicing clients from Asia, Canada, US and UK for corporate and financing transactions. Bobby received his B.Comm. from University of Toronto in 2000 and his JD from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in 2005. He was admitted to the bar in both Ontario and New York in 2006. He practiced law in both New York and Toronto and in both private practice and the law group of a large Canadian bank before joining KPMG Law in its Toronto Office in 2021.

With a background in Computer Science and 20 years of experience in digital transformation, Janet has made significant contributions to the Canadian retail, healthcare, banking, and payments industries. Janet’s passion lies in leveraging technology to enrich the lives of Canadians. She has an impressive track record of launching groundbreaking initiatives, including a product that won a Global Innovation Award. Janet’s achievements have earned her numerous recognitions, including the Women in Technology Award Canada, The Stevie Global Award, Forbes Global 100 Outstanding Chinese, and Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada. She is currently transforming retail and commercial lending, and payments technology at Equitable Bank. In July 2023, she became the Board Officer, Head of Audit Committee, at ICTC. Janet is not only a trailblazer in her field but also a dedicated community builder. At Loblaw, Janet co-founded the Loblaw’s Women in Technology committee, which has grown from 5 women to 500 women, fostering diversity, flexibility, and inclusivity across all levels. At Equitable Bank, Janet supports the Newcomers Employee Resource Group, assisting newcomers to Canada. Janet has mentored hundreds of women through the Scala Mentorship Network. She also serves on advisory boards and judging panels for the WIT Award Canada and the Women in AI Award North America.

Sandra Yeung Racco is a trailblazing figure in Canadian politics, having made history as the longest-serving Asian female politician in both the City of Vaughan and York Region. First elected as Councillor for the City of Vaughan in 2003, she dedicated five terms to fostering progress and growth within her community. Throughout her tenure, Sandra has been instrumental in bringing essential services to her constituents and addressing the unique needs of youth and seniors. She has played a pivotal role in advancing arts and cultural initiatives, championing comprehensive development, and collaborating with various levels of government to secure critical infrastructure, including the successful opening of the subway in Vaughan in December 2017.  Sandra’s commitment to public service extends to her involvement in numerous Committees and Boards, where she works closely with residents, businesses, and stakeholders to shape the strategic vision for the City of Vaughan, particularly the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, the city’s burgeoning downtown core. She has actively participated in multiple trade missions to Asia, strengthening international business relationships and promoting mutually beneficial economic growth. With transparency, fairness, and accountability as her guiding principles, Sandra ensures that each decision she makes serves the best interests of her community. Her passion for mentorship and advisory roles reflects her dedication to empowering the next generation of leaders, inspiring and supporting them to achieve their full potential in innovative and creative ways. In pursuit of this passion, Sandra founded “Empowering YouR Vision”, an organization committed to empowering, inspiring, and igniting opportunities for young individuals, organizations, and businesses to achieve their goals, regardless of their background or circumstances. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Ontario, Sandra’s love for the arts led her to obtain her A.R.C.T. at the Royal Conservatory of Music and earn a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Toronto. Her diverse background, unwavering dedication, and forward-thinking leadership make Sandra Yeung Racco an influential and inspiring figure in Canadian politics.