Category: Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame

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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Launch of The Lives of Women Exhibition: How have women progressed in Singapore since independence?

In partnership with the National Museum of Singapore, the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF) launched the second of a 3-part exhibition series titled “The Lives of Women” on 2nd November 2019. This exhibition picked up from where the previous one had left off, by telling the stories of women’s lives in post-Independence Singapore (1965 […]

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Bringing tradition to the youth with Malay dance pioneer Som Said

At the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF) school outreach programme, we always strive to inspire students in interactive ways. On April 10, the SWHF invited Som Said, award-winning Malay dance choreographer pioneer and 2014 inductee, to share her journey in Malay dance with some 70 students from Catholic Junior College. This was part of […]

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