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...
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...
Aziza Ali

Aziza Ali

BORN 1950 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Arts & Culture THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Aziza Ali Pioneer restaurateur and promoter of Malay culture When Aziza Ali opened her eponymous restaurant along Emerald Hill Road in 1979, she was going...
Ang Swee Chai

Ang Swee Chai

BORN 1948 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Health THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Orthopaedic surgeon and medical aid worker extraordinaire She was busy with her work as an orthopaedic surgeon in London when, in August 1982, an international appeal...