Diana (Ming Tek) Chan (née Lee) was born in Peking, China and arrived in Canada in 1956 with her soon-to-be husband, Gordon Chan. Chan studied architecture at Hong Kong University, but did not complete her studies before moving to Canada. She completed her Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Manitoba in 1957. Shortly after, she was employed by Green Blankstein Russell and worked on the plans for the Winnipeg International Air Terminal.
- GBR Newsletter, v. 1 n. 3 March 1959