Aziza Ali

Aziza Ali

BORN 1950 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Media THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneer restaurateur and promoter of Malay culture When Aziza Ali opened her eponymous restaurant along Emerald Hill Road in 1979, she...
Mary Beatrice Klass

Mary Beatrice Klass

BORN 1935 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering Athlete Mary Beatrice Klass was in 1954 one of the two fastest women in Asia. Representing Singapore at the Asian Games in Manila, the 19-year-old tied with...
Jayalekshmi Mohideen

Jayalekshmi Mohideen

BORN 1945 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First Female Career Ambassador Jayalekshmi (Jaya) Mohideen became Singapore’s first female career ambassador in 1989 when she was appointed Ambassador to Belgium,...
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...