Founder of the International Women's Club Brunei which was officially registered on the 1st August, 1988. The aim of the club is promote social exchange between the Bruneian women and the women from the international community in Brunei Darussalam. To achieve this aim, the Club organises regular talks or presentations, group visits to places of interest within Brunei Darussalam and overseas and also participation in other social or sporting activities with other associations. IWCB has a particular focus in these activities which is to raise funds for local charities as well as for the needy in neighbouring countries.
Beside being the President of the International Women's Club Brunei I am also involved with my family business which gives me an opportunity to meet people and to learn more about different types of businesses.
Rita Puspita , is a house wife , a mother of 2 children and wife of Eko Himawan who work as a Minister counselor for Economic affairs in Indonesian Embassy in Brunei Darussalam.
She came to Brunei on 28 February 2016 and become a committee member since November 2016.
Director of Activities
Maudrene Tan has been an active member of the IWC for many years and has served on the Committee as Secretary , and currently as Director of Activities
She has lived in Brunei on and off as her husband was with the Singapore High Commission in Brunei on three separate postings to Brunei.
She has also been active with the International Women's Club abroad namely Pretoria ( S Africa) , Mumbai (India), London (UK), Washington DC (US) Moscow ( the former USSR) . An avid bridge player, she formed the International Bridge Club in Pretoria started bridge classes for beginners in Pretoria and is currently coaching bridge here in Brunei
She also served on the Committee of the Singapore Association when it was first formalised in Brunei .