Agnes Joaquim

Agnes Joaquim

BORN 1854 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Environment / Conservation THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME First woman in the world to breed a hybrid orchid Agnes Joaquim was born in Singapore in 1854, the second child and eldest daughter of a prominent...
Bridget Tan

Bridget Tan

BORN 1948 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Advocacy & Activism THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Champion of the rights of migrant workers The founder and director of non-profit organisation Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics...
Constance Singam

Constance Singam

BORN 1936 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Advocacy & Activism THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Champion of civil society Constance Singam came late to activism, only getting involved, slowly, after she was widowed in 1978 at the age of 42. For...
Ellice Handy

Ellice Handy

BORN 1902 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Arts & Culture THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Ellice Handy Culinary pioneer and educator Ellice Handy, whose entire life was associated with Methodist Girls’ School (MGS), wrote the first Singaporean...
Chua Jim Neo

Chua Jim Neo

BORN 1907 INDUCTED 2015 CATEGORY Arts & Culture THE HONOURED INDUCTEES TO THE SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME Chua Jim Neo Author of the definitive Mrs Lee’s Cookbook Chua Jim Neo, better known as Mrs Lee Chin Koon, wrote her definitive Mrs Lee’s Cookbook in 1974...