Agnes Joaquim

Agnes Joaquim

BORN 1854 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Environment / Conservation THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First woman in the world to breed a hybrid orchid Agnes Joaquim was born in Singapore in 1854, the second child and eldest daughter of a prominent...
Koh Chai Hong

Koh Chai Hong

BORN 1959 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Uniformed Professions THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Trailblazer in the Singapore Armed Forces Koh Chai Hong made Singapore military history in 1999 when, together with another woman Major, she was...
Yuen Peng McNeice

Yuen Peng McNeice

BORN 1917 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Environment / Conservation THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Philanthropist and pioneering conservationist Yuen Peng McNeice was a philanthropist and conservationist who championed the preservation of the...
Nalla Tan

Nalla Tan

BORN 1923 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering advocate for sex & public health education Nalla Tan was a pioneering advocate for sex and public health education.   A multi-talented and outspoken...
Tan Chew Neo

Tan Chew Neo

BORN 1898 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Community / Social Work THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering community worker Tan Chew Neo, known as Mrs Tay Lian Teck after her marriage in 1922, was a pioneer community and social worker.  Before...