Ms Helen Rasekhy
Organisation: Bahai Office for the Advancement of Women
Helen is a Persian American, living in Singapore for the last 20 years as a Permanent Resident.
Married for more than 27 years, raising 2 beautiful and talented daughters. Having been raised by a single, refugee mother and living In poverty for most of her formative years, she truly understands and feels the plight of underprivileged women and their dependent children.
Together with her husband, they own an Electronic Design and Manufacturing company in Singapore, for which she also serves as a Corporate Counsel.
Currently, she is also serving as a full-time volunteer at Stamford American International School as their first permanent Resident Ceramic Artist.
She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence, with a special affinity and emphasis on mediation.
To serve humanity; doing her humble part to bring about the betterment of the world.
To promote the arts in both small and great ways, using them to elevate the human spirit and help create a more conscious and beautiful world.
To promote spiritually-inspired music, for it can uplift the soul and heal the heart.
Her Strong Convictions
As a member of the Baha’i Faith, she strongly believes that not until the world of Women is recognised as equal to the world of men in the acquisition of virtues and perfections, can true success and prosperity be attained in any society.
That the education of women is vital to the development of humanity, as a mother is the first educator of mankind.