Theresa Chan Poh Lin

Theresa Chan Poh Lin

BORN 1943 INDUCTED 2017 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME The Helen Keller of Southeast Asia Theresa Chan Poh Lin was 12 when meningitis took her hearing. Two years later she lost her sight. The daughter of a hawker and a...
Nalla Tan

Nalla Tan

BORN 1923 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering advocate for sex & public health education Nalla Tan was a pioneering advocate for sex and public health education.   A multi-talented and outspoken...
Constance Mary Turnbull

Constance Mary Turnbull

BORN 1927 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Documenter of the history of Singapore Constance Mary Turnbull was a historian, most recognised for her comprehensive literary record documenting the rise of modern...
Ruth Wong Hie King

Ruth Wong Hie King

BORN 1918 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering educator who transformed teacher training in Singapore Ruth Wong was an extraordinary individual. Widely regarded as a forward-thinking and pioneering...
Sophia Blackmore

Sophia Blackmore

BORN 1857 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Founder of Methodist Girls’ School Sophia Blackmore was born on 18 October 1857 to a devout Christian family in Goulburn, New South Wales. In her late 20s,...
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