Chan Heng Chee

Chan Heng Chee

BORN 1942 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Distinguished academic and diplomat Regarded as one of Singapore’s most successful diplomats, Chan Heng Chee was East Asia’s first female ambassador to the United...
Aline Wong

Aline Wong

BORN 1941 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Academic, politician and advocate for gender equality Drawn to the young, independent Singapore, Hong Kong-born sociologist Aline Wong began lecturing at the...
Yu-Foo Yee Shoon

Yu-Foo Yee Shoon

BORN 1950 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Trade unionist and first woman mayor Yu-Foo Yee Shoon twice made history in Singapore politics. In 1984 she was one of the three women to be elected as Members of...
Hedwig Anuar

Hedwig Anuar

BORN 1928 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Pioneering librarian and women’s rights advocate Just eight years after starting her career as a librarian in 1952, Hedwig Anuar was appointed Director of the...
Elizabeth Sam

Elizabeth Sam

BORN 1939 INDUCTED 2014 CATEGORY Government THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Key figure in Singapore’s growth as a global financial centre Elizabeth Sam is one of Singapore’s best-known female bankers. She became the first female...