Kyra Wong, Manulife (Canada)
Job title: District vice president, mortgage protection plan
Kyra Wong, honoured in the CMP Women of Influence 2018 list, has over 20 years experience in the mortgage industry with a strong knowledge base of both mortgages and insurance. She is a licensed mortgage broker in B.C. and life licensed across Canada in all provinces (except QC). Wong, district vice president, mortgage protection plan at Manulife, is an advocate for equality, diversity, inclusion and helping support the advancement of women and minorities in leadership roles. Unconventional and undeterred, she is fearless when it comes to pursuing her passions in unique and memorable ways. She has mastered the art of engaging people using an innovative style, infusing passion with a sense of fun to connect on a higher level. Well known for picking themes for her presentations, Wong has transformed into a host of entertaining characters to help get her important messages across a broad spectrum of audience members within the mortgage industry. She embarked upon her most passionate creation in early 2018 when she officially launched the Magical Unicorn Project to help inspire more women and minorities to become leaders, promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. She fully believes that everyone should enjoy equality regardless of gender, skin colour or whom they choose to love.