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Interview With: A Cancer Survivor – Fay Lim

Fay Lim 33, Stay-at-Home Mom Barely 30 years old and out-of-the-blue, Fay was diagnosed with Stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s Diffused Large B Cell Lymphoma, or commonly known as NHL. NHL is a type of cancer of the B cells responsible for producing antibodies – without which, the body’s immune system loses …

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Interview With: A Teenager Who Became The Pride of A Nation

Rabiatual Adawiyah Binte Yusak 23, Personal Trainer As a Silat martial art fighter, Rabiatul Adawiyah Binte Yusak (nicknamed “Bit”) has made impressive sporting achievements – on a national and international level. In 2008, then 19 year-old Bit competed in Penggal Putri Silat Championships International Women’s Open held in Singapore. She …

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Inspiring Women: Hillary Clinton

As the days for Hillary Clinton to step down as Secretary of State are nearing, we take a look at this amazing woman who has led an extraordinary public life as then-First Lady to then- US President Bill Clinton, and now serving as the 67th US Secretary of State. Despite …

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Women Who Launch: It’s Natural

Early this year in April, 29 year-old Liyan Huang started her first online business It’s Natural. Carrying natural and organic brands from Australia, Sweden, America, New Zealand and Italy, It’s Natural is one of the new generation of online startups selling natural skincare products. Products sourced are not usually found on the …

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Interview With: A Little Woman Born To Overcome A Giant Hurdle

Theingi (Wint Wint) Soe 37, Director of CLAY-STREET.COM and Swiss Celergen Born with growth hormone deficiency, Theingi is a short woman with short legs and short arms. Short everything.  She is what most people refer to as a dwarf, a midget or even a smurf(ette). Where Theingi lacks in physical …

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Women Who Launch: Hom Yoga

Malvina Risby, 25 Founder, Hom Yoga Meeting Malvina turned out to be like nothing I had expected. Gone are the days of being in the twenties when landing your first job is a call for celebration. Malvina comes from a new generation of the Roaring Twenties – a boisterous era …

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Women Who Launch: ZAM-BUK

The Brand, The Women & The Fakes Finally, a subject without a wikipedia link! For my grandmother and her predecessors, Zam-Buk is a mircale cure-all. Until recently, I had forgotten about this wonderful little tin of green miracle balm. Zam-Buk is a traditional embrocating balm with many uses.  For generations around …

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Girl Talk With: A Blogger Who Knew Nothing About Blogging

Kat Julyan 36, Blogger Singaporean-born Kat Julyan never imagined she would one day be known as a blogger. Three months ago, blogging seemed like a distant world of computer language gibberish. Today, the power of <html> has completely changed her take of the communication world – forever. Armed with a …

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Women Who Launch: Mama Bagel

THE ACCIDENTAL BAGEL BAKER FROM NEW YORK CITY In her mid 20s, Jennifer Harrison was a successful software developer from Boston, Massachusetts. And she was a millionaire. On paper. Unfortunately when the dot-com bubble burst in 2000, the value of Jennifer’s US$1m investment portfolio took a devastating nosedive. Almost overnight, …

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Interview With: A Jewellery Maker Who Has Never Held A Full-Time Job

Mei Pak 21, Founder of Tiny Hands At age 21, most are panicking over their final graduation results, and sending out resumés to land their first job. For Mei Pak, a recent graduate in Actuarial Science, the road of corporate climbing and suit-wearing is not on this jewellery maker’s map …

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