WIM HALL OF FAME

Welcome to the Women’s Institute of Management Women’s Hall of Fame. Do visit our building at Wisma WIM and view our collection which comprises:

OUR COLLECTION COMPRISES :

A. Photographs of all the Queens of Malaysia
B. Photographs and Biodatas of all the Wives of Prime Ministers of Malaysia
C. Photographs and Biodatas of Women Prime Ministers and Presidents
D. Photographs and Biodatas of Global Women Leaders
E. Photographs and Biodatas of Malaysian Women Leaders
F. Photographs and Biodatas of International Women

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A. QUEENS OF MALAYSIA

  • DYMM Tuanku Ampuan Kurshiah bte Tunku Besar Burhanuddin – Negeri Sembilan
  • DYMM Tengku Ampuan Jema’ah bte Almarhum Raja Ahmad – Selangor
  • DYMM Raja Perempuan Tengku Budriah bte Almarhum Tengku Ismail – Perlis
  • DYMM Tengku Intan Zaharah bte Almarhum Tengku Seri Setia Raja – Terengganu
  • DYMM Sultanah Tuanku Hajjah Bahiyah bte Almarhum Tuanku Abd.Rahman – Kedah
  • DYMM Tengku Zainab bte Tengku Mohamed Petra – Kelantan
  • DYMM Tengku Hajjah Afzan bte Tengku Muhammad – Pahang
  • DYMM Sultanah Zanariah bte Almarhum Tunku Ahmad – Johor
  • DYMM Raja Permaisuri Tuanku Bainun bte Mohd. Ali – Perak
  • DYMM Tuanku Najihah bte Tunku Besar Burhanuddin – Negeri Sembilan
  • DYMM Tuanku Siti Aishah – Selangor
  • DYMM Tuanku Fauziah bte Almarhum Tengku Abdul Rashid – Perlis
  • DYMM Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Nur Zahirah – Terengganu

B. WIVES OF PRIME MINISTERS OF MALAYSIA

  • YABhg. Tun Sharifah Rodziah 1957-1970
    Tun Dr Siti Hasmah

    Tun Dr Siti Hasmah

  • YABhg. Tun Rahah bte Tan Sri Hj. Noah 1970-1976
  • YABhg. Toh Puan Suhaila bte Tan Sri Hj. Noah 1976-1981
  • YABhg. Datin Seri Dr. Siti Hasmah bte Mohd. Ali 1981-2003
  • YABhg. Datin Paduka Seri Endon bte Mahmood 2003- 20.10.05
  • YABhg. Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah 2005-Mar09
  • YABhg. Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah binti Mansor Apr09-present

C. WOMEN PRIME MINISTERS AND PRESIDENTS (In Alphabetical Order)

  • H.E. Corazon Aquino President of the Philippines, 1986-1992
  • H.E. Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, 11.3.2006
  • H.E. Benazir Bhutto, Prime Minister of Pakistan, 1988-1990, 1993-1996

    Benazir Bhutto

    Benazir Bhutto

  • H.E. Luisa Diogo, Prime Minister of Mozambique, 17.2.2004
  • H.E. Cristina Elizabet Fernández de Kirchner, President of Argentina, 10.12.2007
  • H.E. Julia Eileen Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia, 24.6.2010
  • H.E. Kolinda Grabar-Kitaroviç, President of Croatia, 19.2.2015
  • H.E. Dalia Grybauskaite, President of Lithuania, 12.7.2009
  • H.E. Tarja Halonen, President of the Republic of Finland, 1.3.2000
  • H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, 1996 -2001, 2009
  • H.E. Atifete Jahjaga President of Kosovo, 7.4.2011
  • H.E. Ellen Johnson -Sirleaf, President of Liberia, 6.1.2006
  • H.E. Mari Johanna Kiviniemi, Prime Minister of Finland, 22.6.2010
  • H.E. Jadranka Kosor, Prime Minister of Croatia, 6.7.2009
  • H.E. Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland,1.1.2010
  • H.E. Maria Liberia-Peters, Prime Minister Netherlands-Antilles, 1984-86, 1988-1994
  • H.E. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of Philippines, 20.1.2001
  • H.E. Mary McAleese, President of Ireland, 1997
  • H.E. Angela Dorothea Merkel, President of Germany, 2005

    Angela Merkel

    Angela Merkel

  • H.E. Laura Chinchilla Miranda, President of Costa Rica, 7.2.2010
  • H.E. Mireya Moscoso, President of Panama, 1999 – 2004
  • H.E. Roza Isakovna Otunbayeva, President of Kyrgyzstan, 7.4.2010
  • H.E. Park-Geun-hye, President of South Korea, 25.2.2013
  • H.E. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of India, 25.7.2007
  • H.E. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, 26.5.2010
  • H.E. Kazimiera Prunskiene, Prime Minister of Lithuania, 1990-1991
  • H.E. Iveta Radicova, Prime Minister of Slovakia, 8.7.2010
  • H.E. Mary Robinson, President of Ireland, 1990-1997
  • H.E. Dilma Vana Rousseff, President of Brazil, 1.1.2011
  • H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand, 5.8.2011
  • H.E. Jóhanna Sigurôardóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland, 1.2.2009

    Margaret Thatcher

    Margaret Thatcher

  • H.E. Jennifer M. Smith, Prime Minister of Bermuda, 1998 – 2003
  • H.E. Hanna Suchoka, Prime Minister of Poland, 1992-1993
  • H.E. Baroness Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of Britain, 1978-1990
  • H.E. Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark, 3.10.2011
  • H.E. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, 2013
  • H.E. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal, 2015

 

 

D. GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS (country of origin)

Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde

  • Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, 2011 (French)
  • Khunying Supatra Masdit, Minister, Thai Prime Minister’s Office, Chairperson, NGO Forum, 4th UN Women’s Conference, Beijing, 1995 (Thailand)
  • Andrina Lever, Member, APEC Business Advisory Council (Canada)
  • Leticia Ramos-Shahani, First Woman President of the Philippines’ Senate Secretary General, UN Decade of Women’s Conference, Nairobi 1985 (Philippines)
  • Flutura Xhabija Laknori, President, Professional and Businesswomen’s Association of Albania (Albania)
  • Manorama Vaid, President, Indian Council of Women Entrepreneurs (India)
  • Martha Tilaar, Chairperson, Indonesia Businesswomen’s Association (Indonesia)
  • The Lady Howe, Chairman, The British Broadcasting, Standards’ Commission, (U.K.)
  • Angeline Arefieva, Executive Director, Businesswomen’s Union of Russia (Russia)
  • Barbara Koz Paley, Chairperson, Women’s Leadership Board, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Boston U.S.A
  • Riita Uosukainen, Speaker, Parliament of Finland (Finland)
  • Victoria Licuanan, Director, Women Managers’ Program, Asia Institute of Management, Manila (Philippines)
  • Astrid N. Heiberg, World President, International Federation Of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva (Norway)
  • Nancy Spence, Director, Gender and Youth Division, Commonwealth Secretariat, London (Canada)
  • Mavivi Y.L. Myakayaka, Head of Internationa Affairs, ANC President’s Office (South Africa)
  • Tina Knight, Top Entrepreneur of the World (1998), World Leader in Computer Resource, Sharing Devices (U.K)
  • Barbro Dahlbom-Hall, Board Member of the Swedish Foundation, Women’s World Banking and Consultant To SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) (Sweden)
  • Antoinette Ruegg, President, Business and Professional, Women’s Association of Switzerland (Switzerland)

    Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton

  • Surapee Rojanavongse, President, Women for Women, Thailand,Chairman, Sudhipongs Srivikorn Foundation (Thailand)
  • Joyce H. Banda, Co-Winner, Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger, Executive Director, National Association of Businesswomen, Malawi (Malawi)
  • Dr. Anamah Tan, President, Asean Confederation of Women’s Organisations (ACWO) (Singapore)
  • Semane B. Molotlegi, Queen’s Mother Semane B. Molotlegi, Royal Bafokeng Nation (Republic of South Africa)
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton, 67th United States Secretary of State (U.S.A.)

 

E. MALAYSIAN WOMEN LEADERS

  • Justice Dato’ Siti Norma Yaakob, First Malaysian Woman High Court Judge and Judge, Court of Appeals

    Dato Siti Norma Yaacob

    Dato Siti Norma Yaacob

  • Dato’ P.G. Lim, First Malaysian Woman Ambassador to the UN
  • Mother Mangalam, Founder President, Pure Life Society
  • Tan Sri Dr. Devaki Krishnan, First Woman Municipality Councillor of Kuala Lumpur and first Malaysian Indian Woman Tan Sri
  • Dato’ Asiah bte Abu Samah, First Woman Director-General, Ministry of Education
  • Puan Rafiah Salim, First Malaysian Woman UN Assistant Secretary General
  • Tan Sri Datin Hajjah Kamsiah bte Abdul Majid, First NACIWID Chairperson and National President, Women’s Institute of Malaysia
  • Datin Paduka Rosemarie Chong, First Malaysian Chinese Woman Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister

    Tan Sri Zeti

    Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz

  • Datuk Dayang Adeline Leong, First Woman President of the Kota Kinabalu Municipal Council
  • Puan Sri Datin Janaki Athi Nahappan, First Malaysian Indian Woman Senator and Leader in Girl Guides movement
  • Y. Bhg. Toh Puan Uma Sambanthan, Retired Chairman National Land Finance Co-operative Berhad
  • Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Dato Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, First Woman Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia
  • YABhg. Datuk Amar Puan Sri Dr. Laila Taib, President, SABATI, Sarawak
  • Y. Bhg. Datin Paduka Alinah binti Ahmad, First Female Mayor of Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Y.B. Hannah Yeoh Tseow Suan, First Lady Speaker of the Selangor State Assembly and of Malaysia

F. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN

Princess Diana

Princess Diana

  • Princess Diana (Humanitarian) U.K.
  • Jodie Foster (Actor/Director) U.S.A.
  • Aung San Suu Kyi (Social Activist) Myanmar
  • Vanessa-Mae (Musical Prodigy) Singapore
  • Marie Curie (Physicist) France
  • Dato’ Michelle Yeoh (Action Hero) Malaysia
  • Mother Teresa (Humanitarian) Republic of Macedonia
  • Steffi Graf (Professional Tennis Player) Germany
  • YBhg. Prof. Datuk Dr. Mazlan Othman (Astrophysicist) Malaysia
  • The late Yasmin Ahmad (Film Director/Writer) Malaysia
  • YBhg. Dato Nicol David (World Squash Champion) Malaysia

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