THAM YEW CHIN

THAM YEW CHIN

BORN 1950 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Arts/ Culture/ Entertainment/ Media THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Award-winning writer Tham Yew Chin is the best-known Singapore writer in China. Going by the pen name of You Jin, the former journalist...
GAN SIOW HUANG

GAN SIOW HUANG

BORN 1974 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Uniformed Professions THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First female Brigadier-General in the SAF When Gan Siow Huang became, in July 2015, the first woman Brigadier-General in the Singapore Armed Forces, it...
FLORENCE CHUA SIEW LIAN

FLORENCE CHUA SIEW LIAN

BORN 1965 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Uniformed Professions THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First female Deputy Commissioner of Police After 29 years in the Police Force, Florence Chua made history in June 2018 when she became the first woman...
KANDASAMY JAYAMANI

KANDASAMY JAYAMANI

BORN 1955 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Queen of long-distance running In September 1973, when the SEA Games were held in Singapore, 17-year-old Kandasamy Jayamani skipped school and went to the National...
GLORY BARNABAS

GLORY BARNABAS

BORN 1941 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Sports THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME The Accidental Athlete Glory Barnabas’s running career began unexpectedly in 1963. Then a trainee teacher, she was asked to join the Teachers Training College’s 4x100m...