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Youth Action Advisory Council

Ben, Co-Chair — Vancouver, BC

benBen is a recent graduate of the University of British Columbia. His involvement with DAREarts spans over a decade, completing the All the Arts program, and singing with the Children for Peace choir in Prague. He is a recipient of the DAREarts Leadership Award and has represented DAREarts on many occasions.

Ben is a multi-talented individual. He has competed internationally in business strategy competitions, represented 46,000 UBC students as the Vice-President Academic of the Alma Mater Society, and recently spent a semester studying at the prestigious Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris.

Ben is the founder and chair of the entrepreneurship@UBC student advisory board and a cofounder of Campaign for Culture. He is also working on Blue Terminal, an energy research platform that was featured at Clinton Global Initiative University Summit.

Ben is passionate about the arts and never misses a chance to visit a museum or gallery. He strives to incorporate enlightened design and art in his daily life and to help others understand the value of art in theirs.

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