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...
EVELYN NORRIS

EVELYN NORRIS

BORN 1918 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Outstanding educator Evelyn Norris had a long and storied association with Raffles Girls’ School (RGS). She was a student, then a teacher there and, from 1961 to...
LIEW YUEN SIEN

LIEW YUEN SIEN

BORN 1901 INDUCTED 2019 CATEGORY Education THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Outstanding educator Liew Yuen Sien was just 26 when, in 1927, she gave up the adventurous life of a globe-trotting journalist to become principal of Nanyang Girls’...
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...