Yoke1 was born in Malaysia and lives in Melbourne, Australia. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (majors in Accounting & Economics) from Melbourne University, and a Post Graduate qualification in Data Processing from Monash University, 1980. She has been in IT industry in various capacities including business analysis, system analysis, design, development and testing. In Australia, she has worked for organizations such as BHP Billiton, Coles Myer, Telstra, ANZ and NAB. In the US, she worked for a year with Pacific Telecom in Vancouver, WA and for 4 years in Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Borneo Finance. In about 2006 Yoke developed an interest in health and obtained accreditation for a therapy to treat musculo-skeletal problems.
- The ‘k’ in ‘Yoke’ is silent. The name as a Chinese character means ‘jade’.