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I'm a Girl. See what I can be!


Written by Eunice Olsen

I’m a Girl. See what I can be! features stories of courage and inspiration from 10 Asian women in the form of a rhyme. The women in the book come from all walks of life and are inspired by the online interview series, WomenTalk. The 10 women featured in the book are:

1. Anamika Subba, an Outreach Officer from Nepal with Childreach Nepal, an organisation that aims to improve access to healthcare, education and child protection 

2. Faith Ng, a Singaporean playwright, who has written award-winning plays that shed light on important social issues 

3. Dr Gerlinda Lucas, a passionate doctor from the Philippines who has lived and worked in countries, such as Russia, Cambodia and Afghanistan

4. See Too Hoi Siang Joanna, a Chinese opera artist in Singapore, who has dedicated her life to keeping this traditional art form alive 

5. Lek, who runs a sanctuary for elephants in Chiang Mai, Thailand and is known as the “Elephant Mother” 

6. Lena Sim, a self-made entrepreneur and the founder of Ministry of Food (MOF), a restaurant chain in Singapore 

7. Lily Goh, the founder of ExtraOrdinary Horizons, a social enterprise in Singapore which advocates on the behalf of the deaf community 

8. Melissa Sarah Wee, a physique competitor in Singapore who competes internationally and also empowers others as a fitness instructor 

9. Nina Rotela aka Cute, a domestic worker from the Philippines who has lived in Singapore for more than 20 years and volunteers at H.O.M.E, a non-profit ogranisation that empowers migrant workers

10. Theresa Goh, a Singaporean national swimmer and a Paralympic medalist