KWAN SHAN MEI

KWAN SHAN MEI

BORN 1922 DIED 2012 INDUCTED 2021 CATEGORY Arts/Culture/Media THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME KWAN SHAN MEI Pioneering illustrator Kwan Shan Mei was a pioneering and prolific illustrator of children’s books and an inspiring arts educator....
SANTHA BHASKAR

SANTHA BHASKAR

BORN 1939 INDUCTED 2021 CATEGORY Arts/Media/Culture THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME SANTHA BHASKAR Pioneering dancer and choreographer As a child in India, Santha Bhaskar was much more interested in science and mathematics than in...
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 THAM YEW CHIN Award-winning writer Tham Yew Chin is the best-known Singapore writer in China. Going by the pen name of You Jin, the former...
ZAHRAH ZA’BA

ZAHRAH ZA’BA

BORN 1920 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Arts/ Culture/ Entertainment/ Media THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneer of Malay broadcasting During the 1950s and 1960s, when radio was a major influence in the Malay community, Zahrah Za’ba ruled the...
Geraldene Lowe-Ismail

Geraldene Lowe-Ismail

BORN 1938 INDUCTED 2018 CATEGORY Arts / Culture / Media THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering tour guide She has been called Singapore’s ‘oldest streetwalker’, a label that Geraldene Lowe-Ismail accepts with a hearty laugh. For nearly...