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Theresa Poh Lin Chan

Theresa Poh Lin Chan, born in Singapore in 1943, overcame deafblindness to become an inspiration for many. After excelling academically at the Perkins School for the Blind in Massachusetts, she returned to Singapore to teach at the Singapore School for the Blind. Chan’s remarkable life story continues to inspire generations, showcasing the power of determination and the triumph of the human spirit.

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Emiko Iwasaki

Emiko Iwasaki, a Japanese video game artist, made significant contributions to the industry and left a lasting impact. She gained recognition for her work with Arc System Works’s Guilty Gear series and became one of the few women in the Japanese game industry to hold the position of general director. Iwasaki’s involvement in developing Battle Fantasia, which pioneered the use of 2.5D techniques, was also noteworthy. She has been a vocal advocate for gender equality in gaming and has empowered young girls to pursue STEM fields.

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Sarah Winstedt

Sarah Winstedt was an Irish-born physician, surgeon, and suffragist who made significant contributions to colonial healthcare in British Malaya. She graduated from the University of Edinburgh and joined the Colonial Medical Service, playing a crucial role in healthcare in Malaya. She also served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during World War I and later became head of the pediatric ward at Singapore General Hospital. Her remarkable accomplishments were recognized through her induction into the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame and the receipt of the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal.

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Adelene Wee

Adelene Wee (born 1965) is a retired Singaporean bowling champion. She was the youngest winner and the first Singaporean person to win the title of World Champion at the World Games.

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Gan Siow Huang

Gan Siow Huang PPA(P) (Chinese: ???; pinyin: Yán Xi?of?ng; born 1974) is a Singaporean politician and former brigadier-general who has been serving as Minister of State for Education and Minister of State for Manpower concurrently since 2020. A member of the governing People’s Action Party (PAP), she has been the Member of Parliament (MP) representing Marymount SMC since 2020.

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