Charmaine So was born in Vancouver and raised in Hong Kong. She earned a CPA certification in the United States and a BA degree from the University of British Columbia. She currently works as the controller at an engineering firm in Vancouver. Being fluent in Cantonese and English gave Charmaine a great opportunity to work at KPMG in Hong Kong with a diverse population. She moved back to Vancouver in 2010 and continued her career as an accountant. She loves the multicultural heritage of Vancouver and is passionate about contributing back to the community to ensure a better future for the next generation.