• International Women's Day,  SCWO Events,  Singapore Women's Hall of Fame

    5th Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & International Women’s Day Dinner

    SCWO celebrated International Women’s Day this year with the 5th Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF) Induction Ceremony on 24th March at the Shangri-La Hotel, where 12 outstanding women from various categories were being inducted. This year, we had the honour of having President Halimah Yacob, SCWO’s Patron and also Singapore’s first female president and SWHF inductee, as the Guest-of-Honour, which made it a special evening. The 12 women honoured this year include, Tan Teck Neo, Grace Yin Pek-ha and Mozelle Nissimwho were inducted for their philanthropy and pioneering community work efforts during the early 20th century; Anastasia Tjendri-Liew, Claire Chiang and Daisy Devan for their outstanding business successes; Phyllis Tan for being the first woman president of the Law Society; Geraldene…

  • International Women's Day,  SCWO Events,  Singapore Women's Hall of Fame

    Through the Eyes of an Intern: Celebrating International Women’s Day and the 2017 Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    CONTRIBUTED BY CLARA LIM   It was an honour for me to be able to be part of the team behind the 4th Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF) induction ceremony and International Women’s Day gala dinner, held on the 24th March 2017. As an intern at Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation under SWHF, I saw the hard work the team put into preparing for this event and was totally awed by how it was so well put together into such a brilliant night. The ballroom was filled with immense vibrancy as guests arrived dressed in beautiful gowns and various traditional clothings. It was a special evening to once again…

  • International Women's Day

    Marching to Our Own Beat

    18th March 2016 was the day we inducted another 14 outstanding women into the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF) at our International Women’s Day Celebration. With the 2016 theme, “Marching to Our Own Beat” being such an appropriate theme to honour these 14 Inspiring Women comprising two Supreme Court Judges, six Sportswomen, two Food Personalities, a Diplomat, an Activist/Advocate, a Medical Aid Worker and a Community/Social Worker. These women truly exemplified the evening’s theme. The Celebration started with The MINDS Taiko Drum Troupe rousing welcome performance for our Guest of Honour, Mrs Mary Tan, Patron of SCWO, and a little later on, The Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir gave a…