ICYMI: Wonder Women And Their Inspiring Stories On Wonderwall.sg
Did you know that 8 March is International Women's Day? This annual UN observance day celebrates women around the world being total badasses while raising awareness about the need for gender equality. In light of this, and ICYMI, we've rounded up all the stories on Wonderwall.sg of extraordinary Singaporean women who have been an inspiration to us.
Singapore is home to many inspiring female creatives who are doing their part to help our arts scene progress. Meet Noridah Kamari, writer and scholar of Malay literature, who is also the co-owner and publisher at Unggun Creative, a Malay literary publishing outfit.
Most Singaporeans might entertain the thought of moving or working overseas, but how many of us would actually have the courage to do it? Here's how Ryhan Mohd Yazid left her corporate job in 2019 to work at a green tea farm in Kyoto.
To help others combat COVID-19 blues, this millenial created an app for text-based mental health coaching so you can work on your mental health even at home.
Meanwhile, this millenial makes practical use of her degree in Economics by teaching foreign domestic workers about financial literacy.
This SEA Games gold medallist proved that age is just a number when she won two gold medals in underwater hockey at the age of 50.
This social entrepreneur channelled her experiences with depression into destigmatising mental illness and creating safe spaces for individuals struggling with mental health issues.
These undergraduates volunteer with Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) to conduct weekly hippotherapy (horse-riding therapy) sessions for children with special needs.
Forget "prestigious" 9 to 5 jobs; this graduate chose to get her hands dirty and work as a cleaner instead.
While live performances were cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, this teacher and her team found a way to engage special needs kids even at home by transforming a multi-sensory performance into an online adventure.
This deaf social entrepreneur plays instruments like the xylophone and marimba, song-signs music and conducts sign language courses, workshops and outreach programmes to build bridges between the deaf community and mainstream society.