Theresa Tan is a Singapore-based writer, editor and playwright. Her long career in publishing has taken her from being an arts writer for entertainment magazine 8 Days in the 1990s to being the editor-in-chief for fashion magazine ELLE Singapore (1999-2002).
Today, she runs a boutique writing outfit, WORD Agency, which she cofounded. In 2012, she was a joint-winner of the Singapore Woman Award, presented
by MediaCorp, in recognition of her work in educating women about breast cancer.
Theresa has a passion to help women and children, whether they are victims of sex
trafficking or cancer patients. She is blissfully married with three beautiful and very