Jayalekshmi Mohideen

Jayalekshmi Mohideen

BORN 1945 INDUCTED 2016 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First Female Career Ambassador Jayalekshmi (Jaya) Mohideen became Singapore’s first female career ambassador in 1989 when she was appointed Ambassador to Belgium,...
Lim Soo Hoon

Lim Soo Hoon

BORN 1959 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First woman Permanent Secretary Singapore’s first female Permanent Secretary, Lim Soo Hoon has held many high-profile positions in her public service career...
Lim Hwee Hua

Lim Hwee Hua

BORN 1959 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First woman Cabinet minister In 2009, Lim Hwee Hua became the first woman to be appointed a full Cabinet minister.   Her political career began in 1997 when, as a...
Cheong Koon Hean

Cheong Koon Hean

BORN 1957 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Key architect of Singapore’s cityscape and housing estates Few people have been as closely involved as Dr Cheong Koon Hean in the transformation of Singapore’s...
Halimah Yacob

Halimah Yacob

BORN 1954 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First Woman President of Singapore Halimah Yacob is a trail blazer. In 2013 she became the first woman to be Speaker of the Singapore Parliament. Four years later,...
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