A Walk on the Wild Side – SI 21st Convention 2019

As Soroptimists descend on Kuala Lumpur, the largest city in Malaysia, this young vibrant city prepares to play host to the 21st Soroptimist International Convention 2019. Cutting edge, futuristic architecture, rests side-by-side with a dreamlike mix of iconic structures and the KL Convention Centre, home to a long weekend of

Introducing SI Convention 2019 speaker Renuka Indrarajah

Introducing Renuka Indrarajah, one of the plenary speakers in the Friday afternoon session ‘Gender Equality for Water & Food Security’ at the 21st SI Convention from 18-21 July in Kuala Lumpur. With over 10 years' experience in water conservation projects in Malaysia, she and the other plenary speakers for this

Why We Love Convention!

Interview with Marlène van Benthem, Soroptimist Lab Developer 2017-2019, Past Programme Director of  Union of the Netherlands and of SIE Photo: Alice Wells and Marlène van Benthem at the SI Convention In Istanbul in 2015 How many Soroptimist International (SI) Conventions have you attended during your Soroptimist career and which

SI Conventions – A MUST FOR ME!

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

Introducing SI Convention 2019 Keynote Speaker Tracey Woon

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

Why We Love Convention!

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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