Singapore Heritage Society and Select Books are pleased to invite you to CakapHeritage - Let’s Talk About Heritage! with Ann Wee on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 3:00pm at Select Books.
About the Talk
Find out what being a woman was like in the tumultuous world of 1950s' Singapore from a pioneer of health education and social work. Listen to Ann Wee’s tales of the troubles faced by women in the 1950s and the drive to protect their rights and welfare. Drawing on her wealth of knowledge and experience, as well as her sharp and insightful observations, Ann will guide us through the problems encountered by women in the years leading up to Singapore’s independence.
Don’t miss this chance to rediscover a fascinating and important part of our heritage and to learn more about the challenges faced by our mothers and grandmothers.
About Ann Wee
Ann Wee is Associate Professorial Fellow with the Department of Social Work at the National University of Singapore. She arrived in Singapore in 1950 and first taught in Methodist Girls’ School from 1950 through 1954. In her work with the Social Welfare Department from 1955-1956, she saw some of the struggles of ordinary people to obtain schooling, and also came to know about the role of Chinese village schools in encouraging education in Singapore.
Admission free but limited space available.
Please register at: cakapheritageannwee.eventbrite.com
(Limited to 50 participants.)
Saturday, March 9, 2013
3:00pm to 5:00pm
51, Armenian Street
Tel: 6337 9319