26th EMA 2018 & New Category EYMA 2018
Jamiyah Singapore held the annual hallmark event The Exemplary Mother Award (EMA) on 20th October 2018 at Mandarin Orchard Singapore. This year’s EMA we introduced a new category – The Exemplary Young Mother Award that honours mothers below 40 years old who have shown resilience in overcoming life’s challenges, displayed entrepreneurial spirit, and are contributing to society in their own ways
Gracing the event as Guest-of-Honour Her Excellency, President of the Republic of Singapore, Dr Halimah Yacob along with Special Guest Ms Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State Ministry of Culture and Youth & Ministry of Communications and Information and Adviser, Panel of Judges for EMA. This year’s 26th EMA winner is Ms Bibi Fatimah Binte Sheikh Md who received the Presidential Shield and Award and Ms Ju Ann Thong who won the inaugural Exemplary Young Mother Award 2018.
Also present at the ceremony were Chairperson to Panel of Judges Ms Claire Chiang, Panel of Judges and officials of Jamiyah, Prof (Adj) Dr Mohd Hasbi Abu Bakar (President), Dr H M Saleem (VP 1), Mr Mohd Yunos Mohd Shariff (VP 2) and Dr Isa Hassan (VP 3).
The EMA has enabled us to continuously honour deserving mothers. We look forward to more nominations next year for the 27th Exemplary Mother Award! Thank you to all our supporters, donors and sponsors!