Alanna Jane Sethi (She/Her)

Undergraduate Leadership & Research Scholar, University of Toronto

About Alanna Jane Sethi

Hello! My name is Alanna, I'm a 2024 Laidlaw Scholar and undergraduate Psychology student from the University of Toronto.

I am a youth mental health advocate and am concurrently the CEO and Founder of non-profit organization HOPE (Helping Our Planet Earth) and Head of Wellness of Open Heart by Arise Asia Ltd. 

My work at HOPE focuses on making mental health support accessible to youth internationally through developing self-sustaining wellness ecosystems with mental health education, peer support and youth leadership training. We are currently undergoing the charity registration process in Hong Kong and exploring partnerships with school and community-based organizations wordwide. 

I love connecting with others and hearing about what you're passionate about, so do reach out and chat anytime! 

I am a/an:

Undergraduate Leadership & Research Scholar


University of Toronto

Laidlaw Cohort Year


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Area of Expertise

Coaching and Mentoring Diversity and Inclusion Entrepreneurship Health Leadership

I am from:

Canada Hong Kong Singapore United Kingdom

I speak:

Cantonese English Mandarin

My hobbies/interests are:

Volunteering Writing/blogging Yoga

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


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University of Toronto

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