Lai Siu Chiu

Lai Siu Chiu

BORN 1948 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Law THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First woman on the Supreme Court Bench In 1991 a glass ceiling in the Singapore Judiciary was shattered when Lai Siu Chiu was appointed Judicial Commissioner. This led to...
Tan Cheng Hiong

Tan Cheng Hiong

BORN 1904 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Advocacy & Activism THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneer champion of women’s rights Tan Cheng Hiong, better known after her marriage in 1931 as Mrs George Lee, was the first president of the...
Eleanor Clunies-Ross

Eleanor Clunies-Ross

BORN 1934 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering Athlete Eleanor Ann Clunies-Ross was a sprint champion in the early 1950s who made a mark in Singapore’s sporting history with her raw talent and...
May Wong

May Wong

BORN 1899 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Community / Social Work THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneer community worker and tireless fund-raiser May Wong, also known as Mrs S K Wong, was a pioneer community worker and a tireless fund-raiser. She...
Gloria Beck

Gloria Beck

BORN 1938 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering Athlete Gloria Beck was a star athlete in Singapore’s inter-school competitions in the mid-1950s. Her well-rounded athletic ability led to her being...