Our Team 💜

We’re the people behind Honest Empathy. Honest Empathy is run by a group of friends from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver  

We Lead With

Empathy • Honesty • Humility • Compassion • Courage

Chirag Jadhwani


A serial podcast and YouTube show creator, Chirag is driven to help others with his passion and work in business, technology and design

Tanraj Dhillon


A tech enthusiast, with a fine grasp of the art and science of software development and consulting pro-bono ventures

Michelle Deng

Chief of Research (People)

With her fine talents in academic research and strong skills in empathy and understanding people, Michelle is a talented honors psychology student leading our research portfolio.

Eric Wu

Chief of Branding

A passionate, value-driven professional, who deeply cares about building a sustainable tomorrow. Eric consistently seeks out new opportunities to learn and impact change to make our world better

Erin Peters

Psychotherapist & Lawyer

Read more about Erin's work here

Jasmine Sekhon

Chief of Research

A distress-line support worker with years of experience in the mental health industry and a Honours Physiology student

Mariana Konsolos

E@UBC Mentor & Author

Read more about Mariana's work here

Savanna Schiavo

Life and Confidence Coach

Read more about Savanna's work here

Preet Nakrani

Development Lead

A UBC computer science student with years of development experience and a fine understanding of web development

Shubh Mittal  

Development Lead

A startup enthusiast with years of development experience and a passion to work with AI and AR

Hemish Minhas

Peer Coach Volunteer

A former distress-line support worker with experience in the mental health industry and a U of C engineer student

Do you connect with our mission? We would love to work with you!

We are currently hiring for chief of design, volunteer peer-coaches, full-stack web developers 😊

Apply Here