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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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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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International Women’s Day Edition: The ’80s – Ms. Teo Lay Lim

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

By Rachel Ho (21A01B) 

As the Chairperson of Accenture, Singapore, Ms Teo is at the forefront of the changing face of employment in the 21st century. In our interview with her, she offers nuanced insight into the mindset and skills necessary to thrive in such dynamism, and how we can begin equipping ourselves now.

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International Women’s Day Edition: The ’80s – Ms. Koh Hwee Miem

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

By Arielle Yeo (21S07B) 

An established consultant of Gerson Lehrman Group and an accomplished leader in her field, Ms Koh Hwee Miem is the epitome of a distinguished female leader in the Information Technology sector. She shares with us her secret to climbing up the corporate ladder and becoming an influential member of the company, and how she, as a working mother, has successfully juggled both family and career.

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International Women’s Day Edition: The ’80s – Mrs. Josephine Teo

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

By Shaun Loh (21A01A) 

RJC alumnus Minister of Manpower (MOM) Josephine Teo is the third woman to be made a full minister in Singapore’s history after Lim Hwee Hua and Grace Fu. I spoke to MOM Mrs. Teo on her time in Raffles, her opinions on gender-related issues in our corporate landscape today and words of advice for younger women aspiring towards leadership. 

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