Zena Clarke Tessensohn

Zena Clarke Tessensohn

BORN 1909 INDUCTED 2018 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Founder of Singapore’s first sports club for girls In 1929, twelve young Eurasian women, all keen sportswomen, decided to take matters into their own hands. They...
Yang Chang Man

Yang Chang Man

BORN 1944 INDUCTED 2018 CATEGORY Environment / Conservation THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Protector of the Raffles Collection If not for Yang Chang Man, the priceless Raffles Collection could have been lost to the world. It is the most...
Tan Teck Neo

Tan Teck Neo

BORN 1877 INDUCTED 2018 CATEGORY Community / Social Work THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Philanthropist and pioneering community leader In the early years of the 20th century, well-born Chinese women in Singapore were rarely seen outside...
Puan Noor Aishah

Puan Noor Aishah

BORN 1933 INDUCTED 2018 CATEGORY Community / Social Work THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Singapore’s first First Lady She was just 26 years old when, in December 1959, she was thrust into the role of First Lady of Singapore. The shy,...
Phyllis Tan Poh Lian

Phyllis Tan Poh Lian

BORN 1933 INDUCTED 2018 CATEGORY Law THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First woman president of the Law Society When Phyllis Tan completed her schooling at Raffles’ Girls School in 1950, the principal, an Englishwoman, asked what she planned...
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