Eyes on the Future – A Q&A with Soroptimists

In the first in a series of Q&A's we talk to Soroptimist Amrita Gautam ‘Soroptimism’ in the eyes of a 'Soroptimist’? ‘’Optimism in everything we do, leads us to the World we want to live in’’. That is why we are Soroptimists! -Amrita Gautam   Please tell us a little

CSW64 SI Webinar Ready to View

Webinar Title: CSW64 2020 A Webinar was presented by the Soroptimist International United Nations Representatives which is now ready for you to view by clicking on the image below.   Duration: 60 minutes Objective: To introduce the Commission on the Status of Women 64 (CSW64) 2 x one-hour webinars were

Your Voice at the UN

2020: A New Decade Opens Before Us Blog of Evelyne Para, UN Representative of SI at UNESCO. "A hundred years after the "roaring twenties" that carried a creative euphoria and an almost fanatic belief in the industrial revolution, we are entering the "worrying twenties". On the menu for this new

Mariet Verhoef-Cohen receives Global Impact Award

San Antonio, Texas, January 18, 2020 — The Evolutionary Business Council (EBC) announced our very own Mariet Verhoef-Cohen as the winner of its prestigious GLOBAL IMPACT Award for 2019 in the 6th Annual EBC Awards of Excellence. With a total member reach of over 614 million worldwide, the EBC is

A Letter from SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen

Dear Soroptimists Simone de Beauvoir, the French writer, philosopher and feminist once said: "Being a woman is not simply about being of a certain sex, it’s about being classified in society in a certain way.” As my term as your President draws to a close, we reflect on progress and

Your Voice at the U.N.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is based in Paris, meaning that the SI UN Representatives there primarily focus on education. However, because UNESCO and the NGO Committee there organise periodic meetings on various issues, SI UN Representatives often adapt their workload in order to engage with

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