Yun Qi, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
27 March 2019
Prior to 2016,
Cheryl Wee was spokesperson for Jean Yip Group, an established presence in
pageants, an ambassador to various brands, a musician and an actress. Her roles
placed her right under the public eye, during which she battled against body
her journey and experiences, the founder of Cheryl W Wellness & Weight
Management was in Nanyang Technopreneurship Centre (NTC) for a Leadership in
Technology Entrepreneurship (LiTE) Bites session on March 27. The lunch time
talk series is open to NTU students and faculty keen on pursuing an
Wee, the path towards entrepreneurship was borne out of a passion for wellness
and weight management. Overcoming her struggles led to finding her purpose in
helping other young women lose weight in a healthy and natural way.
talk, she shared her motivations behind creating the Cheryl W brand, as well as
her aspirations to "inspire others to find their best selves" by
advocating positive self-image and healthy weight management.
she intends to take her business even further. Through Cheryl W, she aims to
elevate the status and reputation of the beauty industry and redefine the
standards of beauty and weight management.
entrepreneurship meant to her, Cheryl credits it to her father, who taught her
that it goes beyond just a job – it is a spirit.
"It is to
have a sense of ownership at what you’re doing, where you’re at, and to take
things into your own hands and the drive to make positive changes."