• BoardAgender,  SCWO Members

    BoardAgender x YWLC: What it really means to serve on a board?

    BoardAgender x YWLC

    We had an amazing session yesterday sharing with YWLC’s Alumni on “What it really means to serve on a board?”. Thank you, Young Women’s Leadership Connection, Kelley Wong, Jia Yun Wong for co-hosting this with us. Thank you to our esteemed panellists, Karen Loon, Jacqueline Chan, Raen Lim for sharing your personal experience and valuable advice from your board director journeys. Thank you to our moderator, Lynn Er for facilitating such a robust discussion. And thank you, Milbank LLP for hosting us in your spacious boardroom with a gorgeous view. Some of the discussions included what are the considerations for new board members, how to prepare to become a board…

  • Singapore Women's Hall of Fame

    In Loving Memory of Khatijun Nissa Siraj

      In loving memory of Khatijun Nissa Siraj, who passed away on 7 March at the age of 97. Khatijun was a pioneer Muslim women’s rights activist who devoted her life to the community and social work. She became the first woman counsellor at the Syariah Court and co-founded the non-profit organisations Singapore Muslim Women’s Association (PPIS) and Muslim Women’s Welfare Council. Khatijun was one of the inaugural inductees of the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame in 2014.     In the 1950s, Khatijun Nissa Siraj was involved in community and social work and sat on the management committees of organisations such as the Singapore Children’s Society and the Family…

  • SCWO Events,  Singapore Women's Hall of Fame

    First female fighter squadron commander among the eight inducted today to the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame

    One is a trailblazing magazine editor. Another helped to resolve refugee crises around the world. Another one built a pipeline of well-trained early childhood education professionals for Singapore. Two turned their passion for fashion into thriving businesses. Another two have taken feminist discourse in the arts to new heights.  And the youngest is the first woman to command a fighter squadron in Singapore. These are the eight women inducted today to the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF), bringing to 182 the total number of women honoured for their outstanding achievements and contributions. At the 9th SWHF Induction Ceremony, which was held at the Istana, President Halimah presented each of…

SWHF Heritage Walk


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