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

A warm invitation to the SIFAF 5th Biennial Conference 2020

By Mary Muia, President, SI Future Africa Federation. "It is my honor and privilege to warmly welcome you to Soroptimist International Future Africa Federation - SIFAF’s fifth Biennial Conference on 16-19 April 2020 at the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire in Abidjan Cote D’Ivoire, the city with its beaches around the lagoons

Human Rights Day

The theme of this years' Human Rights Day is 'Youth Standing Up for Human Rights'. 10 December 2019 is celebrating and amplifying the action of youth and their promise and commitment to change. The campaign, led by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), is designed to


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