The Honoured Inductees to the SINGAPORE WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME

Meet the remarkable women of Singapore and be inspired by their stories!

Explore the Hall by category of achievement or year of induction:

Aisha Akbar

Aisha Akbar

Music teacher, broadcaster, songwriter, author
Aline Wong

Aline Wong

Academic, politician and advocate for gender equality
Ang Swee Chai

Ang Swee Chai

Orthopaedic surgeon and medical aid worker extraordinaire
Aziza Ali

Aziza Ali

Pioneer restaurateur and promoter of Malay culture
Catherine Lim

Catherine Lim

Bestselling author and social and political commentator
Chee Swee Lee

Chee Swee Lee

First Singaporean woman to win an athletics gold at the Asian Games
Chng Seok Tin

Chng Seok Tin

One of Singapore’s most versatile artists and advocate for disabled artists
Constance Goh

Constance Goh

Pioneering activist in the local and global family planning movement
Elizabeth Sam

Elizabeth Sam

Key figure in Singapore’s growth as a global financial centre
Euleen Goh

Euleen Goh

One of Singapore’s most sought-after female board directors
Fang Ai Lian

Fang Ai Lian

First woman to become partner in a professional services firm in Singapore
Gloria Lim

Gloria Lim

Mycology expert and first woman member of the Public Service Commission
Goh Soo Khim

Goh Soo Khim

Choreographer and co-founder of Singapore’s first professional dance company
Hedwig Anuar

Hedwig Anuar

Pioneering librarian and women’s rights advocate
Ho Ching

Ho Ching

Head of one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world
Janet Yee

Janet Yee

Pioneering social worker and advocate of children’s rights
Judith Prakash

Judith Prakash

Key Figure In Singapore’s Growth As A Global Arbitration Hub
Koh Kheng Lian

Koh Kheng Lian

Pioneer in the development of environmental law in the region
KOH SOO BOON

KOH SOO BOON

Founder of Singapore’s first female-led venture capital firm
Kwa Geok Choo

Kwa Geok Choo

Co-founder of one of Singapore’s largest law firms
Lam Lay Yong

Lam Lay Yong

Award-winning authority on the history of Chinese mathematics
Leaena Tambyah

Leaena Tambyah

Pioneering social worker and advocate for special needs children
Lee Choo Neo

Lee Choo Neo

First local woman to practise as a medical doctor
LEO YEE-SIN

LEO YEE-SIN

Leader in the fight against infectious disease
Li Lienfung

Li Lienfung

Award-winning bilingual writer and successful businesswoman
LILY KONG

LILY KONG

First Singaporean woman to head a Singapore university
Lim Sok Bee

Lim Sok Bee

First woman to command an artillery battalion
Lucy Wan

Lucy Wan

Trailblazer in the field of pharmacy
Lynnette Seah

Lynnette Seah

Acclaimed violinist and founding member of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Maggie Lim

Maggie Lim

First schoolgirl in Singapore to win the Queen’s Scholarship
Maria Dyer

Maria Dyer

Founder of St Margaret’s School, the first girls’ school in East Asia
May Wong

May Wong

Pioneer community worker and tireless fund-raiser
Nalla Tan

Nalla Tan

Pioneering advocate for sex & public health education
Noeleen Heyzer

Noeleen Heyzer

Global champion of sustainable development and women’s rights
Olivia Lum

Olivia Lum

Founder of one of the world’s leading water treatment companies
Som Said

Som Said

Entrepreneur and pioneer of Singapore Malay dance
Sophia Pang

Sophia Pang

First Singapore woman to ski to the South Pole
Stella Kon

Stella Kon

Author of the internationally staged Emily of Emerald Hill
SUDHA NAIR

SUDHA NAIR

Pioneering social worker and family violence specialist
Sylvia Kho

Sylvia Kho

Pioneering bridal gown designer and entrepreneur
Tan Sau Fun

Tan Sau Fun

First and only female professor of chemistry in Singapore
TEO AH HONG

TEO AH HONG

First woman to qualify as a commercial pilot
Theresa Foo

Theresa Foo

First Asian female chief executive at Standard Chartered Bank
Theresa Goh

Theresa Goh

Pioneering Paralympic swimmer and advocate for disability sports
Thung Syn Neo

Thung Syn Neo

Pioneering social worker and key mover behind the Family Service Centre initiative
Yip Pin Xiu

Yip Pin Xiu

Singapore’s first Olympic-level gold medal winner