International Women's Day 2021
Throughout the entire month of March, we celebrate the versatile women in Homage and empower females around the world to make more informed decisions on their health.
Homage celebrates #WomenLikeMe
Women often take on multiple roles and overlook their individual qualities. While every female is unique, our qualities and roles have parallels with other females.
Through the stories of women in Homage, we want to celebrate them for who they are and to inspire other females to embrace themselves fully.
Beyond celebration, read and share these useful resources to empower females around you to make informed decisions on their health.
#WomenLikeMe: Hear from the Women in Healthcare
“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform” – Diane Mariechild
Women play an extraordinary role in shaping the world, and the social, economical, cultural and political contributions of women should be celebrated every day. This International Women’s Day, we asked women from all walks of life in Homage to embrace their achievements and share their story.
Lily Teh is Homage’s resident Care Specialist. 30 years into her nursing career, she recounts how an accidental stumble into nursing, home care led her to a lifetime of care.
Sharen Caur decided to further her studies after four years of being a nurse. While waiting for the term to start, she found Homage and discovered meaning through part-time nursing.
Fatin parted with nursing to save her child’s life in a difficult pregnancy. Little did she know that years later, she would be able to pursue her passion for nursing while being a mother of two.
Christina Quah switched her career from an auditor to a Homage Care Professional when she was 45. The mother of two lovely boys shares why she made the move.
Jia Hui joined Homage as a Marketing Associate. Through a letter to her beloved Popo (grandmother), she reflects on life with Popo through her growing years.
Chloe was only 17 years old when she became a caregiver for her uncle with Parkinson’s. She shares her caregiving journey, her struggles and challenges, and how she grew from the experience.
Vijitha took the road less travelled and became a care provider in memory of her grandma. Today, she dedicates her time and effort to better care for seniors as a physiotherapist.
Nora, Homage’s Care Professional, always enjoyed a close relationship with her Dad. When he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, Nora cared for him the same way he did for her when she was younger.
Shuit Leng returned to the embrace of care when her children are in their teens. This time not as a hospital nurse but as a Homage Care Professional. She shares her thoughts and learnings from her care journey.
Lina recounts her experience as a caregiver to her mother with dementia and a young mother with two kids. She shares the ups and downs along this caregiving journey.
Jasmine Jay started out by caring for children before entering elderly care. While her goal is to take an advanced diploma in paediatrics, she became a part-time caregiver so that she can stay home to care for her children.