She was born in Shanghai 1945, and moved to Singapore since she was just 5 years old. She attended university in US in Fine Arts (1964-68) during one of most exciting times of racial struggle, anti-Vietnam war protests and gender equality. She returned to Singapore 1971, and started a private PR and Design company (1972-1982) Yuen, Wong and Associates. She become a mother at 36 years old. She engages actively in volunteer work in health, marine conservation, museums, and curated art Exhibitions. She enjoys active pursuits like swimming, walks, gym, yoga, long treks and heights. She is also an avid scuba diving enthusiast, and enjoys the glorious unimaginable beauty and expanse of underwater world.