Inauguration of Soroptimist International President 2017-2019 Biennium

During a celebrating meeting on 29 July 2017 at Rotterdam, Mariet Verhoef-Cohen was inaugurated with overwhelming support as President of Soroptimist International (SI) for the 2017 – 2019 biennium; the first Dutch President in the organisation’s almost 100 years of existence. Mariet Verhoef-Cohen succeeds New Zealand’s Yvonne Simpson as International

Every Soroptimist Club should have an Anne!

Soroptimist Anne Farrington’s lifelong commitment and service to women is acknowledged in her appointment as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) in the NZ Queen’s Birthday Honours. Anne’s Soroptimist work includes holding positions at local, region, national, federation and international levels. Anne was a charter member

A Closer Look at Leadership Part Three – SI UN Reps Nairobi

The United Nations Office in Nairobi focuses on environmental issues and covers the work of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Environmental issues became prominent in 1972, after the Stockholm Conference, which led to the establishment of UNEP in 1973. SI’s UN Representatives in Nairobi Alice Odingo and Rose Mwangi, focus

Educating Rupa

SI Edmonton requested $500 in Canadian Funds for a scholarship for seventeen-year-old Rupa Basnet. An amazing and ambitious young woman, Rupa Basnet is one of many female students within the current 2016 Nepali Children’s Education Project (NCEP) scholarship project in Kathmandu. The NCEP vision is based on the belief that

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