The next ‘Five Minutes With’ interview with the SI Convention Committee is with Cynthia Martin.
Name: Cynthia Martin
Club: SI Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Position in Committee: Convention Secretary
Q: How long have you been a Soroptimist and when did you join the organisation
“Almost three years – I joined on 1 October 2015″
Q:What is the greatest thing about being a Soroptimist?
“The most important thing to me is making a difference, by doing community service on so many different causes that benefit women and girls”.
Q: Can you tell us a little about yourself?
“I am a lawyer by training and currently an ntrepreneure. I am the proud mother of two growing children and am actively involved in church work”.
Q: Can you please share the most exciting part of working on the Convention Committee?
“Working with a great bunch of Malaysian and overseas Soroptimists and putting my talents into use”.
Q: What are you looking forward to most about the Convention?
“Creating a ‘Malaysian hospitality’ experience for all our Soroptimist sisters, combining cultural, national and iconic touchpoints. High impact, well organised and interactive conference experience to send a positive and motivating message to all guests”.
Lead photo: Cynthia Martin, 2nd from left, with SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen (middle), SI Global Executive Director Deborah Thomas (right) and Convention Committee members (from left to right) Joanne Yeoh, Co-Chair (Operations & Protocol); Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam, SI Convention Chair 2019; Dato’ Anusha Santhirastipam, Co-Chair (Programme & Sponsorships); Datin Leong Swee Han, Finance Director.