Portrait of Dr. Ruth Wong, President of National Council of Girls

 

Title
Portrait of Dr. Ruth Wong, President of National Council of Girls' Brigade, Singapore
Description
This is a head-and-shoulder portrait of Dr. Ruth Wong Hie King (d.1982), President of National Council of Girls' Brigade, Singapore in 1977. She was Principal of Eusoff College (1958); Head of School of Education at University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur (1964); Assistant Director and later Director of Education (Research) in Ministry of Education (1969-1973); Principal of Teachers' Training College (1971-1973); and later Director of Institute of Education (Apr 1973-1976). Her younger brother, Dr. Wong Poi Kwong (b.1925-d.2001), was Dean of Faculty of Medicine at University of Singapore from 1972 to 1980. Title devised by Library staff.
Source
Taken from book Girls' Brigade Singapore golden jubilee, 1927-1977, page 2