Do you have the grit it takes to be successful? Climbing your way up the career ladder can be fraught with so many obstacles that it takes a strong stomach and thick skin to navigate the pitfalls of working life.
Sometimes we need a little motivation to push through the negativity and help us on our quest to greatness. Reading stories of women who have overcome their setbacks is crucial in reminding us that it can be done.
Thankfully, The Singapore Women’s Weekly shines the spotlight on 18 outstanding, high-achieving working women every year in the Great Women Of Our Time awards in six respective categories.
Our previous nominees include a women’s rights activist who works with incarcerated mothers, Singapore’s very own G.I. Jane and a endurance marathon runner who pushes her body to its limits. This year, they are joined by the following nominees in the Public Service & Education category:
We asked these wildly successful ladies, who each possess different defining personality traits, about their path to glory.