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,...
St. Mathilde Raclot

St. Mathilde Raclot

BORN 1814 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Founder of the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus schools Born in 1814 to a middle class family in France, Justine Raclot was a shy and intensely devout girl who, as...
Maria Dyer

Maria Dyer

BORN 1803 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Founder of St Margaret’s School, the first girls’ school in East Asia Maria Dyer was a British Protestant missionary and pioneering educator who, together with her...