• Singapore Women's Hall of Fame

    SCWO takes a Walk in Our Foremother’s Footsteps

    SWHF Heritage Walk

    Last month, the staff at SCWO put on our comfortable shoes and took the opportunity to explore our neighbourhood in the Bras Basah-Bugis heritage district through our own heritage walk. Despite the rainy season this time of year, the weather stayed clear that afternoon and allowed us to enjoy the outdoor walk.    SCWO Centre is one of the many buildings in the area associated with some of the pioneer women changemakers in Singapore. Through the walk, our staff learnt about not only the history of our organisation but also the stories of some of the honourees in the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame, including Shirin Fozdar, Checha Davies, Elizabeth…

  • Project Awesome

    Project Awesome visits CHIJ Secondary School

    Project Awesome

    As the December holidays began, some of the students at CHIJ Secondary were hard at work attending their year-end leadership camp. The teachers graciously extended an invitation to Project Awesome to visit the school.  With us were Joanne Soo and Lee Peh Gee of the Singapore Women’s Everest Team (SWET), who, along with the rest of their team, successfully reached the summit of Mount Everest in 2009. Their journey to the expedition involved half a decade of training, fundraising, and promoting their shared vision to attempt a feat of this magnitude. The team was one of the inaugural inductees to the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame in 2014 for being the…