Cheryl Cosslett is an Analyst in the Singapore Office of Vriens & Partners from Indonesia. She is a recent graduate of Yale-NUS College, majoring in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. In university, she was a writing tutor and a research assistant in ethnic politics. Her capstone research on the use of ethnic Othering in Indonesian local elections won the best thesis award for her major. Her anthropological essay, exploring Japanese cultural consumption in Singapore, has been published in the anthology Local Encounters in a Global City.
Prior to Vriens & Partners, Cheryl has worked for a PR and political consultancy firm, and currently volunteers at a Jakarta and Singapore-based NGO to assist Indonesian migrant workers in creative writing and prepare their manuscripts for publication.