Rachel has profiled by international newspapers, TV programs, and magazines for her research, global perspectives, youth leadership and service, as well as beauty/fashion, lifestyle, and wellness. 

To date, she has been featured in interviews on TV programs, newspapers, and magazines across Singapore, China, the U.S., Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Phillipines, and Taiwan. 


Selected interviews available online:

Film Interview with Channel U for Home Away from Home 《异乡,驿客》on living and working in Seoul


[TV Interviews]

Interview with Rachel Leng for Home Away from Home 《异乡,驿客》 August 2015. Mediacorp Channel U. 

Documentary feature film with Rachel Leng for Homeward Bound Episode 9《我家在这里》October 2015. Mediacorp Channel U. 


Q&A Interview with MyPaper|我报

Rachel Leng Ignite Academy Interview
Interview with Ignite Academy on importance of a global mindset



K-Move Mentoring || K-Move 멘토링. (Dec 31, 2016). "[Rachel Leng 멘토] 여러분이 세계를 선도하는 글로벌 인재가 될 수 있도록 돕고 싶어요."   [as PDF]

Ignite Academy || 致知学堂. (July 21, 2016). "明明可以靠脸,却偏偏要靠才华."  [as PDF]

That's Shenzhen. (July 18, 2016). “The New Silk Road: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in China" [as PDF]

Ignite Academy || 致知学堂. (July 16, 2016). "新丝绸之路—中外高峰论坛" [as PDF

HerCampus Harvard. (Oct 15, 2014). "Campus Celeb: Rachel Leng."  [as PDF]

The Eagle Review. (Summer 2014). "Beyond Beauty: A Conversation with Rachel Leng." [Web PDF] [Magazine PDF]

China Hands Magazine. (Nov 13, 2013). "25 Under 25: Leaders in US-China Relations.[SNS link]  [Text only] 

Magazine scan: [Page 1] [Page 2]


Rachel Leng Asiaone Headline
Miss Singapore Headline Interview on Asiaone




The China Post. (Aug 15, 2015). "The China Post. (Aug 15, 2015). "." [Web PDF] || [Newspaper PDF] 

The Harvard Crimson. (Apr 11, 2014). "2014-2015 Graduate Student Council Elections." [PDF]

Okezone Indonesia. (Jul 23, 2013). "Miss World Singapura Raih Beasiswa ke Harvard." [as PDF]

MyPaper|我报 (SG). (Jul 09, 2013). "Pageant allows me to help needy kids." [as PDF]

AsiaOne News (SG). (Jul 18, 2013). "She's headed for Harvard." [as PDF]


Indonesian Newspaper Headline_Rachel Leng Miss Singapore
Featured in newspapers in Indonesia


[Miss Singapore 2013]

Official Finalist Profile with "Beautiful Singapore" - Miss World Singapore home page [as PDF]

Official Finalist Video Interview

Miss World Singapore 2013 Photo Gallery [Facebook album]

Yahoo! SG slideshow for Miss World Singapore 2013 finalists 

MSN Lifestyle Asia Photos [screenshot]

Interviewed in Seoul by the Human Resources Development Service of Korea

Rachel Leng Miss Singapore TV
Interviewed by Yahoo!SG for Miss World Singapore 2013



Quikforce. (Nov 06, 2016). "Humans on the Move: Rachel." [as PDF

PrisChew. (Jul 11, 2013). "A Beauty with Brains.[as PDF]

PrisChew. (Jul 23, 2013). "A Beauty with a Heart.[as PDF]

PrisChew. (Aug 03, 2013). "A Beauty Bound for Harvard." [as PDF]

Photo Gallery on

(July 6, 2013). "Exclusive Interview at Gym n Tonic with Finalists of Miss World Singapore 2013."



“Interview de Rachel Leng: la «littérature des camarades», reflet de leur quotidien?” Interviewed for opinion on Online Comrade Literature as reflection of Chinese LGBT community for the project, LA « LITTÉRATURE DES CAMARADES » EN CHINE: REFLET DE LA CONDITION HOMOSEXUELLE? at Université Paul-Valéry – Montpellier III. May 15, 2017 in Montpellier, France

  • Foreword: Dans le cadre de ses recherches, le signataire a eu la possibilité d’échanger avec l’auteur de la thèse “Tongzhi Tales in Mainland China: Chinese Gay Male Subjectivities in Online Comrade Literature,” à savoir Rachel Leng. Diplômée à la fois de l’Université d’Harvard et de Duke, elle a généreusement accepté de répondre à quelques questions. Qu’elle en soit dûment remerciée pour cela.