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Work experience

Mar 2015Aug 2015


National Arts Council, Sector Development / Literary Arts
  • Analyse key trends in the international publishing industry and author reports on how to take advantage of market developments
  • Identify potential areas of collaboration with other organisations and support international work trips to foster relationships 
  • Formulate strategies to pitch local authors to international book prizes
  • Establish a digital directory to enable a streamlined and customised search of local writers
  • Assist in the programming of Singapore Writers' Festival
  • Compose monthly newsletters to highlight opportunities for the local literary community
Mar 2015Present

Contributing Writer 

The Thought Collective, Broader Perspectives
  • Undertake extensive research into a topic each month
  • Write educational, argumentative pieces catering to young adults
  • Collaborate with the design team to create complementary visuals
Feb 2015Present

Contributing Writer

Campus Magazine Singapore
  • Write articles for a youth readership on a vast range of issues
  • Interview various groups and organisations
  • Review various arts / cultural events
Nov 2013Dec 2013

Media and Communications Intern

Association of Women for Action and Research
  • Updated website and drafted press releases for The Straits Times
  • Planned media literacy workshops for youths
  • Underwent training course on the use of social media in activism
  • Organised Arts Festival to raise awareness on violence against women
  • Compiled survey data and evaluated success of the Festival


Jan 2013Dec 2014

Raffles Institution

Pre-University Humanities Programme

H1 General Paper (A)
H1 Project Work (A)
H2 Literature in English (A)
H2 History (A)
H2 Economics (A)
H2 Mathematics (B)
H3 Literature in English (Distinction)