Soroptimist Friendship – Changing the World!

This week's SoroptiVoice blog comes from Sarvina Kang, from SI Cambodia. Here she shares her recent experiences in Switzerland, where she attened the One Young World Conference. It was the friendship of her Soroptimist sisters that enabled her to go - a true example of the Soroptimist spirit! Traveling miles

We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands!

Welcome to DPI NGO! This is the fourth in a series of special blog reports about the 64th Annual DPI/NGO Conference: Sustainable Societies, Responsive Citizens. Here, International President Alice Wells, shares her experiences.    Sustainable development is about “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet

The Worst Place in the World to be a Woman?

The author of this week’s blog is Jackie Paling, SIGBI Assistant Programme Director for Human Rights/Status of Women. Jackie has travelled extensively around the world and says that her experiences have provided her with a truly excellent education. A regular visitor to Afghanistan, Jackie takes out humanitarian aid and supports

Soroptimism and cheese. But more about Soroptimism.

This week's blog comes from SIHQ Programme Director, Reilly Dempsey.  She shares how she, though not technically a Soroptimist, is Soroptimism!  Read on and you'll understand....Click HERE to join the Facebook discussion on what Soroptimism means to you.   Okay, so technically I’m not a Soroptimist, but hey, this whole

Lights, Camera, Action!

This week's SoroptiVoice Blog is from Anusha Santhirasthipam, our new International Assistant Programme Director. How to we go from "the world's best kept secret" to an international blockbuster? Read on... When I walked up to the podium to speak at the International Convention in Montreal, I had with me a

World Breastfeeding Week

August 1 – 7: World Breastfeeding Week Breastfeeding... the forgotten natural behavior          Breastfed babies are healthy and happy babies                                           Sarah (3 ½ months) and Fiona (7 ½ months) now 26 and 23 respectively                                                                                                    Julie Marsaban is a founding member of SI Jakarta

SIPP Brings Cambodian Women Smiles and Hope

This week's SoroptiVoice Blog comes from Sarvina Kang, 24, from Cambodia. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Development Management at Norton University, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She joined the SIPP since June 2010 before the chartered day on July 4th 2010.  Here she describes SI Phnom Pehn's breast cancer awareness

Literacy for Life

This week's SoroptiVoice Blog comes from Helen Owen, SIGBI Assistant Programme Director for Education. Helen is a member of SI Runcorn, Frodsham and District in the UK. Here she talks about the importance of supporting International Literacy Day and projects which support literacy in countries and communities where this vital

Maternal Mortality: "I would've died… twice"

Julie Marsaban is an Independent Health Promotion Consultant with over 20 years experience in the field of maternal and child health. She was the Communications and Gender Advisor to the Special Presidential Envoy on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for the President of the Republic of Indonesia until her recent relocation


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