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Celebrating the Singapore Women's Hall of Famers from Nanyang Girls’ High School

icon 80x80-nygsAs Nanyang Girls' High School celebrates its 97th Founder's Day, the school honours six outstanding ladies who serve as an inspiration to all.

49 years – also a Coming of Age

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My birthday wish for Singapore is that her people do not forget the past that she has been through as we strive to achieve happiness, prosperity and progress with compassion and understanding.

Not Your Ordinary Week at School

icon 80x80-swhf01More than two thousand Methodist Girl’s School (MGS) students were given a crash course in Singaporean history when the school organized a series of events in July 2014 to mark its 127th anniversary and to honour the 14 alumnae who are in the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame.

President's Message – First Month on the Job

icon 80x80-presidentsmessageUnlike babies, whose first month in the world is usually celebrated with gifts of eggs and cakes to friends and well-wishes, the first month of being on a new job usually passes by uneventfully.

Walking in the Footsteps of our Foremothers

icon 80x80-heritagewalkSCWO and the National Heritage Board organized a walking tour of landmarks in the city centre which were significant to 10 of the honorees in the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame.

I Celebrated my 21st Birthday with Star Shelter Residents

icon 80x80-dulcieshimmenInstead of throwing a big party, volunteer Dulcie Shimmen decided to do something extraordinary in celebration of her 21st birthday. She celebrated this special day with the Star Shelter residents. She explained why she did this.

Mind Your Money: Preparing for a Rainy Day

icon 80x80-mindyourmoneyIt is never too late to prepare yourself for the unexpected. Empower yourself with knowledge and take charge again.

Laura Hwang – SCWO President 2010 to 2014: Overview

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It has been a great honour for me to have served as your President for 2010-2014, and in looking back over the 6 years that I have been privileged to have been on your Board, I can only say that this journey with SCWO has been a wonderful and enriching time for me.

“Daddy Days” Can Make a Difference

icon 80x80-paternityleavePaternity Leave – Not only is it good for fathers by allowing time to bond with the newborn, but it benefits children too.

Another Successful Bazaar!

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The much-awaited New2U Bazaar which took place on Saturday, 17 May was another resounding success!

Members' Events

Akuri by Puri for Charity Auction

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Rising Bollywood starlet Amrita Puri is coming to Singapore to unveil her new fashion label “Akuri by Puri” in collaboration with her mother, Anita Puri. Join the Singapore Committee for UN Women on 5 September at this Charity Auction at the Tanglin Club.

Re:BRAND Career Workshop

icon 80x80-mumsatwork01Learn all about Re-inventing your Personal Brand to move ahead in your career at the Mums@Work workshop.

Other Activities

Homemakers and the Environment – Survey

icon 80x80-surveyI am Wendy Ang, an NUS Environmental Studies student currently conducting a research to explore Singapore homemakers' relationship with the environment. Please take some time to fill up the survey.

Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign 2014

icon 80x80-cancerawarenessWomen are stronger than we think. They are also more vulnerable than they know. Singapore’s inaugural Women’s Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Campaign by Singapore Cancer Society is on until September. Register for the free public forum on 26th July. Learn about gynaecological cancers that affect womanhood & motherhood. Make an appointment for FREE pap smear too.