Category: WT Women Profiles

Mary Kaw

Meet Mary Kaw, a talented salesgirl and fashion consultant of 2 years at WISE Enterprise, a social enterprise providing employment for socially marginalised communities in Singapore. Mary was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy and sent away from her family to live at Cheshire Home at a very young age. Despite these difficult circumstances, Mary has risen...
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Goh Beng Choo

Meet Goh Beng Choo, a mulitalented literary translator who epitomises what it truly means to be a lifelong learner. Her previous career as a journalist at the bilingual section of The Straits Times fostered in her a keen interest in languages and also provided her with a myriad of opportunities to learn more about Chinese...
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Vivian Hina

Vivian Hina is the founder of LIPS or Ladies in the Power of Service, an informal group of volunteers that spend their Sundays interacting with the long-term patients at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH). Having moved to Singapore to work as a domestic worker eight years ago, Vivian, who has always appreciated the spirit...
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Tan Xing En

Meet Xing En, a first-year undergraduate student studying literature at the National University of Singapore. Xing En was diagnosed with a rare disease by the name of retinitis pigmentosa at the age of two, which dramatically changed the course of her life. The disease has not only caused her to lose her sight, but has...
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Sumithra Debi

Sumithra Debi is an unconventional tattoo artist, who has made a mark for herself in the tattooing scene in Singapore. Unrestrained by societal perceptions, she has also used her artistic skills to help women heal from their battles with breast cancer. The granddaughter of Johnny Two Thumbs, the first tattoo artist in Singapore, Sumithra was...
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Yashmin Abdullah Ali

Yashmin, a Filipino single mother who takes care of her two Singaporean children by herself. The small family of three became homeless after a difficult divorce and was forced to shuffle between shelters, with Yashmin becoming the sole breadwinner. Driven by her love for her children, the mother of two has endured the various challenges...
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Jasmine Ser

Jasmine Ser is a shooter on the Singapore National Team. Since she picked up the sport as a Co-Curricular Activity in school at 13, Jasmine has been representing her school as well as the country at numerous competitions both locally and internationally. After making her games debut at the Doha Asian Games in 2006, Jasmine...
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