Doreen graduated from TMC Business School of Staffordshire University, with a Diploma in Business Administration & Marketing. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Human Resource Management from the University College of Dublin.

Prior to joining SUTD, she worked as an Exam Executive for the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) and SIM University (UniSIM), where she undertook multiple roles such as tabulation of exam results, printing of confidential exam materials, as well as handling of examination logistics. As a chief examiner, she made sure that exams were conducted smoothly without any disruption. She also coordinated and corresponded with university partners with regards to all examination related issues.

During her leisure time, Doreen likes to spend time trying out new cooking/baking recipes from YouTube videos. She also enjoys whipping up meals for her family and friends.

Doreen is an avid collector of limited edition Barbie dolls.