Mary Gao was born in China and moved to Vancouver when she was seven years old. She is now a student at SFU majoring in criminology and minoring in sociology, with a passion for social justice and equality. She is excited to work with other facilitators to create positive changes within the community and as an extrovert, she is excited to meet new people and form meaningful relationships. When she is not facilitating with Check she can be found baking cookies and collecting various watermelon-inspired items.
Check Your Head's work takes place on the stolen homelands of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Peoples. We are committed to being in solidarity with Indigenous Sovereignties on their own terms.