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SCWO Appoints Angel Chan as CEO

Singapore, Monday 17 May 2021 – Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) has appointed Angel Chan Sian Yian as the chief executive officer with effect from 17 May 2021.

Prior to joining SCWO, Ms Chan headed the Office for Women’s Development (OWD) at the Ministry of Social and Family Development, a national focal point on gender policy matters and for international cooperation pertaining to women.

Through OWD, Ms Chan spearheaded engagements between the government, women’s organisations, and the community to implement developmental initiatives and programmes for women in Singapore.

Ms Chan also oversaw OWD in coordinating Singapore’s progress and implementation of the obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Angel will take over from Selina Gan, General Manager, who will be retiring at the end of June. On behalf of the Board, Ms Foo thanked Selina for her contributions over the past 15 years.

Read the full release here: Press Release – SCWO Appoints Angel Chan as CEO


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