Trixie Ling is born in Taipei, Taiwan and has lived in many places and learned about different cultures while growing up in Taiwan, Singapore, United States and Canada. She loves to travel, explore and meet new people through sharing food, culture and stories with others. She is passionate about building connections and friendships with newcomers, and creating diverse, inclusive and welcoming communities. She finds much joy and pleasure in eating and drinking together with friends, neighbours and newcomers.
She has a Masters in Public Policy and is motivated to create positive systemic social and economic change through policy, advocacy, community development and social entrepreneurship. She is a proud member of the Groundswell Community and its vision for a more just economy.
Trixie founded and launched Flavours of Hope in March 2018 and it has been a journey of learning, growing and collaborating with community partners. Her social entrepreneur experience has been a humble hustle filled with gratitude and creativity.