French Honours For An Illustrious Philanthropist

Ms Priscylla Shaw, distinguished member of the Shaw Foundation, was honoured by the French government on Monday 6 September for her contributions to French arts and education in Singapore.

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Ms Priscylla Shaw and Mr Olivier Caron, French Ambassador to Singapore. Photo Credits : Florence Notté

She was awarded the title of ‘Chevalier’ in the ‘Ordre National du Mérite’ by Mr Olivier Caron, French Ambassador to Singapore.

With the generous patronage of the Shaw Foundation, Ms Priscylla Shaw, as one of its longest-serving council members, has helped establish the Alliance Française in Singapore as a first class venue for French language and culture.

More recently, this year, she has been appointed to the Board of Directors of INSEAD, the French graduate business school. Ms Shaw is the first Singaporean to be appointed to the Board. Additionally, the Shaw Foundation has supported Encore !, the European Season in Singapore since its first edition in 2008, and Voilah !, French festival in Singapore, since its second edition in 2009.

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Ms Priscylla Shaw and Mr Olivier Caron, French Ambassador to Singapore. Photo Credits : Florence Notté

Dernière modification : 13/09/2010

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