OUR TEAM |
Our Urban Minds Team guides us through our projects and initiatives.
Lucy is a student at Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute. She looks forward to making a difference in her community and introducing youth to amazing opportunities 1UP has to offer. She spends her spare time playing volleyball, creating new art pieces, doing karate, and practicing the piano.
Co-director of finance
Lulu is a student at Havergal College. She hopes to help facilitate youth civic engagement in her community through working with the 1UP team. She enjoys participating in Model UN conferences, baking bread, reading, and volunteering with a variety of city-based organizations. She looks forward to engaging with those similarly passionate about creating opportunities for Toronto youth interested in urban design.
director of Engagement
Daniel is a student at White Oaks Secondary School. He is really fascinated by city planning and is eager to work with others to make positive changes in his community. In his free time, you could probably find him spending hours perfecting an art piece, listening to music, biking, or talking with friends!
Hi! My name's Hayley and I'm a student at Unionville High School passionate about architecture & urban design! I am fascinated by how improvements in public and physical spaces can integrate a society and have a positive impact on the environment, culture, and interaction. I'm looking forward to working with the 1UP team as a Graphic Designer to help expose ambitious youth to city building and urban planning through 1UP Toronto's unique events, opportunities, and projects. In my spare time, you can either find me reading, going on bike rides, creating new art pieces, and learning about interesting things!
DIRECTOR OF design
Daphne is a student at York Mills Collegiate Institute. She enjoys arts, crafts, gardening, and poetry. She hopes to incorporate more green spaces into urban areas in an effort to promote a more sustainable future.
Co-director of finance
Annika is a student at Central Toronto Academy, formerly known as Central Commerce Collegiate Institute. She aims to get her school and community involve in 1UP and introduces opportunities for youth to implement and expand their ideas into the city. Some of her hobbies are playing the ukulele, reading, and drawing.
public relations coordinator
Hello! My name is Sterling, and I use the pronouns: he and him. I am a student at the University of Toronto Schools. I consider myself to be an amateur human geographer, and I look forward to getting hands-on experience with 1UP Toronto, as well as interacting with fellow members of the community.
Audy is a grade 11 student at Agincourt Collegiate Institute. She hopes that her graphic design skills at 1UP could serve as meaningful contributions for the organization's initiatives and working towards her dream career of becoming an urban designer. In her free time, Audy enjoys reading nonfiction books, taking nature walks, and spending time with family and friends.
director of technology
Emily is a student at University of Toronto Schools. She looks forward to helping introduce youth to city building and urban planning through the unique events and projects 1UP offers. She spends her free time reading, playing piano, or skating.
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
Rida is a student at Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute. She is interested in how improving physical space helps people feel more connected to their communities and wishes to connect individuals to opportunities in urban design. In her spare time, Rida enjoys listening to songs on repeat, sketching, and skating.
Imogen is a student at Markville secondary school. She aims to engage and provide students with urban design opportunities. Her hobbies are playing with her dog, practicing math contests, and reading.
PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Hey! My name is Ethan and I'm a student at the University of Toronto Schools. I've always been passionate about advocating for urban design and institutional issues. It's so exciting to be working with 1UP Toronto to promote civic engagement and bring about change in our neighborhood! In my free time, I also enjoy Debating, learning History, DECA and Cycling.
We're always looking for collaborators and partnerships.
If you're interested in education, urban planning, or design thinking, give us a shout at firstname.lastname@example.org
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