Caleigh Wong

2023 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Arts, MA, Political Science

Dalhousie University (Dipl/BA’22)

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Caleigh is the co-founder of a non-profit organization addressing anti-Asian racism and editor-in-chief of its magazine. She recently graduated from Dalhousie University with a degree in international development studies and a diploma in civil engineering as a Sexton Scholar. As a student, Caleigh chaired a refugee sponsorship group, participated in a women in politics summit, and gathered 10,000 signatures to petition for anti-racism courses in BC high schools. Caleigh was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces from 2017 to 2022, including a year deployed in Eastern Europe. She served as her home unit’s Ethics Officer, providing training on discrimination and harmful institutional culture to soldiers. Caleigh is now pursuing a master’s degree in political science at McGill.