Frankie Lowe

Chair, Board of Trustees

Co-Founder, GIoCT

Frankie Lowe is an educator, entrepreneur, philanthropist and vegetarian guru. In 2003, she established the first cultural centre in Shanghai – The Chinatown Culture Centre – and has been promoting intercultural education in different parts of the world since then. In recent years, she has dedicated much of her life to the promotion of sustainability whilst also leading creative education and community-building initiatives.

Frankie’s academic background is broad, graduating from East China Normal University with a degree in Chinese Language and Literature, and later pursuing the Diplomatic Studies course at the University of Oxford. Alongside Frankie’s passion for education, she has been a vegetarian for the past 20 years and founded the WGT Vegetarian Alliance in 2004, which later expanded into the Sino-British Vegetarian Society Association in 2018. The organisation aims to encourage people to adopt environmentally-friendly practices and a sustainable vegetarian lifestyle. Simultaneously in 2018, Frankie co-founded the Global Institute of Creative Thinking to promote creative thinking and education among teachers as well as young people.

Frankie holds several positions, the Director of International Development at Pate’s Grammar School; Member of NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York; Facilitator of the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week; and, the Chair of the Parents League of Chinese Students In The UK Association.

Learn more about Frankie here.