Category: Human Interest

International Women’s Day Edition: The ’90s — Ms. Suba Sivakumaran

This is 1 of the 11 interview features as part of our International Women’s Day Special Edition.

By Max Chwa (21A01B) 

For those with artistic ambitions, the choice between one’s passions and a stable income can hold an unspeakable gravity. The pressure to succeed that many of us face only compounds the inner turmoil involved in selecting a university, a degree, or even a bonded scholarship. While these decisions appear to be one of life’s many crossroads, Ms Suba Sivakumaran’s journey towards directing reveals that there’s more than one way to follow your dreams.

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International Women’s Day Edition: The ’90s — Ms. Tan Li San

This is 1 of the 11 interview features as part of our International Women’s Day Special Edition.

By Matthew Ethan Ramli (21S03F)
Photo courtesy of The Business Times

In a one-room HDB flat was a mother fighting to care for her bed-ridden teenage son. He was born with an illness that robbed him of his mobility, but without the means to purchase mobility devices, his mother was his only support in conducting the simplest of tasks. To relieve some of the financial burden, Voluntary Welfare Organisations (now known as Social Service Agencies, or SSAs) supplied the necessary treatments and care. This visit, a part of the weekly Interact Club sessions, was what sparked Ms. Tan Li San’s urge to do her utmost in helping the underprivileged, a personal responsibility that she carries with her till today.

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A-Level 2021 Student Features: From Doing Well to Doing Good

By Chern Huan Yee (22S06A) and Mirella Ang (22A01C)

This year, Raffles Press invited eight accomplished Year 7s to share their experiences in JC. We hope that all of us can see a piece of ourselves reflected in their stories of leadership, service, and above all, resilience.

This is Part 4 of our A-Level 2021 Student Feature.

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A-Level 2021 Student Features: Raising the Bar

By Faith Ho (22A01A) and Mandy Wong (22S03C)

This year, Raffles Press invited eight accomplished Year 7s to share their experiences in JC. We hope that all of us can see a piece of ourselves reflected in their stories of leadership, service, and above all, resilience.

This is Part 3 of our A-Level 2021 Student Feature.

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International Women’s Day Edition: The ’80s – Ms. Sugidha Nithi

This is 1 of the 11 interview features as part of our International Women’s Day Special Edition.

By Shaun Loh (21A01A) 

RJC alumna Ms. Sugidha Nithi (RJC, 1982) is a distinguished litigator and businesswoman. As the CEO of Sugidha Nithi Consulting, she provides client-focussed solutions to business challenges and risk assessment. I spoke to Ms. Nithi on her time in Raffles, her hopes for women in business and her vision for minority women in the future. 

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