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Why We Love Convention!

tir, 04/23/2019 - 17:21

by Karen Cromer Johnson, SI Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA “I love to go to International Soroptimist Conventions. I went to my first one in 2003 in Sydney, Australia and have been hooked ever since. I remember seeing women with these large, beautiful gold chains of office. I thought they must be

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Introducing SI Convention 2019 Keynote Speaker Tracey Woon

fre, 04/19/2019 - 15:21

Accomplished investment banker Tracey Woon is the Keynote speaker at the SI 21st Convention, in the Friday afternoon session ‘Longevity, Liquidity & Legacy’. Read more about her great career below and make sure to be there at KL2019!  “Women hold up half the sky.” Mao Zedong Soroptimist International projects often

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Global Warming and Geoengineering

tor, 04/18/2019 - 16:04

A pre-UNEA4 event, hosted by The Carnegie Climate Engineering Governance Initiative (C2G2), was held on 6 March 2019.  The topic for discussion was Learning to govern geoengineering: insights from different experiences on environmental governance.

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Helen Clark in Conversation with Keshini Navaratnam

tor, 04/18/2019 - 13:01

A Round Table event was organised by The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs and took place at the Royal Over-Seas League, in St, James, London on Thursday 11th April 2019 in the packed Hall of India and Pakistan.

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SI Conventions – A MUST FOR ME!

ons, 04/17/2019 - 16:42

by Dawn Marie Lemonds – SI Board member “MELBOURNE, NOTTINGHAM, SAN FRANCISCO, HELSINKI, SYDNEY, GLASCOW, MONTREAL, ISTANBUL, KUALA LUMPUR…… What a lucky lucky Soroptimist I am to have made the commitment in MY Soroptimist Journey to attend every International Convention since 1987!   MY MAP- because of Soroptimists- has many

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SIFAF Update – African Federation is getting ready to go!

ons, 04/17/2019 - 11:32

African Soroptimists have been working very hard all through the past year towards the moment of chartership so that SIFAF , the Soroptimist International Future African Federation, may become SIAF, the Soroptimist International African Federation in 2020.

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Equality in Law for Women and girls

fre, 04/12/2019 - 14:59

Worldwide, 2.5 billion women and girls are affected by discriminatory laws and a lack of legal protection. Dr. Nina Smart reports from Equality in Law for Women and Girls by 2030: A Multistakeholder Strategy for Accelerated Action, addressing the legal needs of women and girls.

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Post CSW63 – the Agreed Conclusions

man, 04/08/2019 - 12:46

Is the world going to be a better place for women and girls? The Chair of CSW63, H.E. Geraldine Byrne Nason, the Irish ambassador thinks so, but at what cost?

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Introducing SI Convention 2019 plenary speaker Kanta Kumari Rigaud

fre, 04/05/2019 - 14:14

Meet Kanta Kumari Rigaud, environmental specialist, with more than 25 years of professional experience in natural resources management, environmental management, and climate change adaptation. Plenary speaker at the Soroptimist International Convention 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. Make sure to be at KL2019 to hear her view on Climate Action Plan!

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Join the SI 2019 Annual General Meeting

tor, 03/28/2019 - 13:29

It is with great pleasure that we invite all members to attend the 2019 Annual General Meeting of Soroptimist International. The meeting is being held on Thursday 18 July at the Impiana Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  The meeting will commence with formal matters, moving onto presentations of three SI

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