Everyday Heroes : Cheryl Gan

Sporting a quirky and incredibly infectious smile, our next Everyday Hero describes herself as a “wildly optimistic and reflective being, who longs to connect with other people on a quest to living life to the fullest and striving to make a mark on the world!” . Cheryl is the Assistant Manager of Playeum, an independent…

Everyday Heroes : Li Seng

What does doing good mean to you? ‘Doing good seems to suggest that there has to be some kind of tangible positive outcome, but the nature of doing good is inherently in spirit.’ In Li Seng’s opinion, doing good is an act with the intent to help or improve lives without expecting anything in return.…

Everyday Heroes : Mark

So Mark, what drives you? ‘Great ideas that inspire change’ Mark started off his career in advertising and subsequently entered the education sector, where he taught drama for about four years. He eventually landed himself in the line of social work and he is currently transitioning from a youth worker to a social worker at…

Everyday Heroes : Noi

“One single thing that inspires me continuously is a sincere smile.”   Noi carries an aura that is exuberant of positivity. When asked to describe himself in one sentence, he replies that he’s someone who is surrounded by “awesome people”, attending the “school of life” with a “major in Adulting”. With his bright and cheery…

Everyday Heroes : Alexis-Lynette-Rongtin

When Alexis, Lynette and Rongtin had to think of the issues plaguing the community for their school Community Leadership Project (CLP) initiation, their hawker centre hangout came to mind – but this time, not quite for the mouth-watering food.  “The Tray Return” Project is a community inspired project led by the 3 passionate students aimed…

Everyday Heroes : Suzana

Born hearing, many questioned for Suzana Slemat on her business model – a social enterprise that aims to bring light on the Deaf community in Singapore. But the then 19-year-old Graduate in Business Studies from Ngee Ann Polytechnic is not paying heed – for all the right reasons.   Founded in 2017, Puzzles SG is…

#MyMusicMyNoise : ‘Human’ by Cheryl Tan

‘The pursuit of excellence is admirable, but never berate yourself over failed pursuits. And most importantly, regardless of who you are, your successes or faults, you are deserving of all the love and happiness in the world.’ – Cheryl Tan ‘Human’ is a song about being kind, not only to those around you but also to…

Norman’s Good Advice

Written by Jeeheng Yew My dear friend and an aspiring actor, Norman only got into acting during his university days, something not everyone will have expected. Describing himself as a ‘positive guy doing what he loves’, Norman shares his experiences – both good and bad – about his journey and pursuit to becoming a great…

Benoit’s Good Advice

Written by Jeeheng Yew A proud Parisian at heart, Benoit called Singapore his home in late 2008. His career in tourism and hospitality brought him around the world, particularly to Asia, where he headed the sales and marketing for a prestigious hospitality brand. With more than 20 years of work experience under his belt, Benoit…