Category: Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame

SCWO Has Inducted 7 Amazing Women into the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame

The 7th annual Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was this year held at the Istana on 8 March in commemoration of International Women’s Day. The Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame inducted seven outstanding women from five different fields into its ranks. The honourees for 2021 are: Ida Mabel Murray Simmons, a pioneering public […]

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Project Awesome: Dare to Dream

  Project Awesome: Dare to Dream is an initiative by the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) that aims to inspire young Singaporeans, and especially girls, to dream big, aim high, and live to their fullest potential. It aims to do this by bringing to our schoolchildren the amazing stories of the Awesome Women of […]

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Internship Reflection – Eleanor Que

Having attended a girls’ school for 10 years, I never doubted that women were and are as capable as men. However, the sociology classes I took in university opened my eyes to the reality of glass ceilings, gendered division of labour and under-representation of women in various fields, all which still prevail in Singapore. This […]

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