Sherry Chen (Chinese: 陳阡蕙; pinyin: Chén Qiānhuì) is a South African businesswoman and member of Parliament. Chen immigrated to South Africa in 1981. First working at a textile factory as an English secretary for a Taiwanese firm that later went bankrupt. She then did odd jobs for a while before getting a job at a travel agency.

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  • Sherry Chen (Chinese: 陳阡蕙; pinyin: Chén Qiānhuì) is a South African businesswoman and member of Parliament. Chen immigrated to South Africa in 1981. First working at a textile factory as an English secretary for a Taiwanese firm that later went bankrupt. She then did odd jobs for a while before getting a job at a travel agency. Chen eventually went on to found four highly successful companies involved in a myriad of different commercial activities. Chen became involved in politics in 1994 through her activities with the Chinese community in South Africa. Due to business commitments she did not run for office until she successfully ran for a seat on the Johannesburg city council, taking her seat in 2000. In 2004 she was elected to as a member of Parliament. In September 2010 Chen resigned from her position in government to focus more on her business interests and social welfare work. (en)
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  • Chen Qianhui () (en)
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  • City Councillor: Johannesburg City Council
  • Member of Parliament: National Council of Provincefor Gauteng
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  • Member of Parliament for Boksburg, Johannesburg
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  • Chén Qiānhuì
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  • 陳阡蕙
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  • September 2010
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  • Sherry Chen (Chinese: 陳阡蕙; pinyin: Chén Qiānhuì) is a South African businesswoman and member of Parliament. Chen immigrated to South Africa in 1981. First working at a textile factory as an English secretary for a Taiwanese firm that later went bankrupt. She then did odd jobs for a while before getting a job at a travel agency. (en)
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