About Sunshine

Sunshine Chen

Board Member

About Sunshine
Sunshine was trained in architecture at The University of Waterloo and went on to work for the City of Waterloo in Urban Planning, Design and Downtown Redevelopment.

After leaving the City, Sunshine founded Urban Imagination & Design Co. and then Storybuilders Creative Communications and Media which has told stories with video, photography and visual storytelling for clients such as The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, The University of Waterloo, The City of Swift Current, The Suncor Energy Foundation, Reconciliation Canada, and Action Lab, Edmonton.

Sunshine has been invited to bring his design and storytelling knowledge to various Change Labs, Design Observatories, Human Centred Design Workshops and Design Thinking Spaces to tackle issues such as: improving children’s well-being in Canada for UNICEF, making transit more affordable to low income households for Grand River Transit, raising awareness and promoting the health of the Watershed for the Red Deer River Water Alliance, and designing program/services for Peter Lougheed Centre for Leadership at The Banff Centre.

Sunshine has served as a director on the boards of Leadership Waterloo Region and the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.


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