Flora was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Canada in 1987. She earned her Bachelor degree in Business and Information Systems at Concordia University, Montreal Canada and her Master degree in Social Justice and Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. Prior to joining ALPHA as a full time volunteer in 2005, Flora was the Chief Executive Officer of a Toronto-based international trading company. Over the years, she has helped spearhead many educational and public awareness programs on the history of Asia-Pacific War within Canada and beyond. She has made many presentations at high schools, universities, student and teacher conferences, in different communities and at various international conferences on behalf of Toronto ALPHA. She now serves as the Executive Director and Vice Chair of the ALPHA Board.
Apart from ALPHA, Flora also served the boards of Yee Hong Geriatric Care Centre and Community Wellness Foundation for 10 years and sits on the Board of Across U-Hub, a Toronto-based charity organization for youth. She received the Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 and Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, along with other volunteer awards for her community contribution.