Jean first came to South East Asia as medical social worker and she never stopped giving back to this young nation. She married Singapore’s first Chief Minister David Marshall and accompanied him to Paris when he became the Nation’s first Ambassador to France. This episode tells her life story.
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The real obstacle to the advancement of women in most companies is not the women – it’s the existing leadership mindset, culture and styles.
Freedom and democracy are dreams you never give up.
Education is a mission close to our hearts.
I don’t want to be thought of as ‘the girl who was shot by the Tailiban’, but ‘the girl who fought for education’, this is the cause to which I want to devote my life.
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Not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great love.
We will educate our children, we will do it one by one, step by step.
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I will never give myself the luxury of thinking “I’ve made it”.
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