• Project Awesome

    A Peek into Project Awesome’s March Holiday Adventures

    This March school holiday, Project Awesome teamed up with the National Library Board and Children’s Museum Singapore to embark on an enriching journey of discovery and empowerment. Through two exciting programmes, children ages 5 to 12 were introduced to the extraordinary women featured in the “Awesome Women of Singapore” book.  At the library@harbourfront, the stage was set for an immersive storytelling experience celebrating the lives and contributions of three remarkable women. From Yip Pin Xiu’s triumph at the Olympics, to Aisha Akbar’s enchanting folksongs, and Checha Davies’ tireless advocacy for women’s rights, each tale captivated young hearts and minds.  Following the stories, young artists and their guardians embarked on a…

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

    A Remarkable Event of Empowerment: Celebrating International Women’s Day and the SWHF’s 10th Induction Ceremony

    8 March 2024 – In a vibrant celebration of International Women’s Day, the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) recently hosted an unforgettable event, combining the spirit of empowerment with the grandeur of the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF)’s 10th Induction Ceremony. Held at The Fullerton Hotel, the event showcased the remarkable achievements of women while honouring their contributions to society.  SWHF’s 10th Induction Ceremony  We honoured 10 women into the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame:  Pioneering educational TV producer and newscaster Tan See Lai  Pioneering humour writer and the Grandmother of Singlish Sylvia Toh Paik Choo  Trailblazer in the Asian creative industry Linda Locke  Pioneering advocate of successful…

  • Project Awesome,  Singapore Women's Hall of Fame

    Tiny Artists, Big Impact: Highlights from the AWESOME Art Competition 2023!

    On 15th December 2023, SCWO’s inaugural AWESOME Art Competition closed its submissions at a whopping 94 entries, with many of the artworks featuring our recently inducted honourees. Organised with the aim to encourage young audiences to learn about the inspiring stories in the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF), the submissions saw the life journeys of the awesome women depicted in creative ways! As we looked through each of the submissions in detail – reading artwork stories alongside colourful paintings and drawings – we could not help but feel moved by the effort put into each entry. From depicting Lee Mei Yi on a fighter jet fighting a fire-breathing dragon,…