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Recruitment: Call for nominations for SI Treasurer 2020-2021

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tir, 08/14/2018 - 17:27

International Treasurer to SI (Soroptimist International) Limited Soroptimist International Treasurer 01 January 2020 – 31 December 2021 Soroptimist International is pleased to announce that it is inviting applications for the volunteer role, SI Treasurer for the 2020– 21 biennium. The SI Treasurer, who is also appointed as a voting director

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Addressing Poverty – High Level Political Forum 2018

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tir, 08/14/2018 - 11:38

A blog by SI UN Representative Bette Levy. “I attended two side events regarding poverty. While the approaches were very different the bottom line of both was unless we eradicate ‘relative poverty’ we would be leaving the most marginalized behind especially women and girls. The statistics speak for themselves. 80%

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Frances Zainoeddin, SI UN Representative, New York reviews the HLPF 2018

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 08/13/2018 - 15:56

A blog by Frances Zainoeddin, SI UN Representative, New York “The 2018 High Level Political Forum, tasked with follow-up and review of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Development, was held from 9 to 18 July 2018.  The first week was filled with panel discussions, addressing the theme “Transformation towards

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The 10th Water Business Forum Singapore

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 08/13/2018 - 15:25

A Report from the 10th Water Business Forum, held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Singapore, 11 July 2018 by Dr. Theresa Devasahayam, Secretary, Soroptimist International of Singapore (SIS). Women and Water: Pressing for Gender Equality “There is no doubt that water is essential for life, as much as

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Reflecting on the 2018 High Level Political Forum Part Two by Bette Levy

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 08/13/2018 - 14:25

“New this year at the HLPF was the open discussions regarding Menstrual Hygiene, not just the usual conversations or key issues related to water and sanitation issues (Goal 6) but the specific issue of menstruation for women and girls.  The serious issues and risks to health, safety, gender equality, access

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Reflecting on the 2018 High Level Political Forum Part One by Bette Levy

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 08/13/2018 - 14:21

Side Events that brought new open discussions to the UN by SI UN Representative Bette Levy “If you have been following the Agenda 2030 as long as I have (since Rio + 20 in 2012), it’s easy to be frustrated or disappointed about the lack of progress and to be

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News from the SI Convention Kuala Lumpur 2019

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tor, 08/09/2018 - 16:14

A letter to Soroptimists from Anusha Santhirasthipam, Federation President, Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific Dear Soroptimist Sisters, I am delighted to share with you some highlights of our highly eminent and immensely popular Keynote Speakers who all love our Convention Theme ‘Global Connections, Empowered Women – Soroptimists Enable

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Five Minutes With – Doris Lim

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 08/06/2018 - 10:31

Early Bird Registration is now open! It’s time to introduce you to the next member of the Convention team 2019, Doris Lim. Name: Doris Lim Club: SI Bangsar Position: Local Co-Chair – Public Relations and Communications   Q: How long have you been a Soroptimist and when did you join the

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Five Minutes With Cynthia Martin – Convention Secretary SI Convention Kuala Lumpur

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 08/03/2018 - 10:20

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

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A Soroptimist reports on the AIDS 2018 Conference

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 08/01/2018 - 17:27

Mary Muia, Kenyan Soroptimist, reports on the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 23-27 2018. Clear links exist between gender inequality and the risk of HIV infection.

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SI President’s Video: Human Trafficking

SoroptiVoiceBlog - søn, 07/29/2018 - 18:57

Soroptimist International President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen sends a video message to Soroptimists on World Day against Trafficking in Persons, 30 July 2018.  

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Modern Slavery

SoroptiVoiceBlog - lør, 07/28/2018 - 11:00

How much do we know about it – What can we do to combat the problem A blog by Dr. J Kay Richmond, Chairman of the UK Programme Action Committee Despite international concern and action to combat this modern scourge, the ILO estimated, in 2016, that there are 40.3 million

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July 30 World Day against Trafficking in Persons

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 07/27/2018 - 11:00

Soroptimists respond A blog by Pat Black, SI Statements Advisor  “Many years ago (too many for me to remember but probably almost 20) I attended a Soroptimist Convention at which a young woman spoke about the horrors of trading in human lives, how little was known about it and how

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Five Minutes With the SI Convention Committee – Indira Devi Naidu

SoroptiVoiceBlog - tir, 07/24/2018 - 10:15

Early Bird Booking has now opened for the 21st Soroptimist International Convention 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  In the next in our series of ‘Five Minutes With’ interviews with the SI Convention Committee, we speak to Indira Devi Naidu. Name: Indira Devi Naidu Club: SI Bangsar. Malaysia Position in Committee: Public

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Plastics and the HLPF 2018

SoroptiVoiceBlog - søn, 07/22/2018 - 10:00

A blog by Janet Hall Schempf SI Anchorage on Cook Inlet, Alaska, USA “The United Nation’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is meeting this month to discuss progress towards Sustainable Development Goals.  Over the course of the two-week meeting, the topic of ‘plastics’ is considered from many angles,

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Five Minutes With the SI Convention Committee – Siew Yong Gnanalingam

SoroptiVoiceBlog - ons, 07/18/2018 - 15:02

Name: Siew Yong Gnanalingam, SI Petaling Jaya, SI International Convention Chair of SI Convention KL 2019 Q: How long have you been a Soroptimist and when did you join the organisation? “I joined in January of 1994”. Q: Please share with us a memorable experience of being a Soroptimist? “When I

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The Global Compact to Promote Safe and Orderly Migration is Finalised

SoroptiVoiceBlog - man, 07/16/2018 - 10:44

A blog by Linda Witong, SI Special Advisor to Advocacy “On July 13, we were able to participate in a historic moment. On that date, more than 190 countries agreed on a Global Compact to Promote Safe and Orderly Migration culminating lengthy and often contentious negotiations after more than a

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Leadership and the SDGs – HLPF

SoroptiVoiceBlog - fre, 07/13/2018 - 17:44

A blog by Nicole Pantaleo, SI Marin County “What is leadership? “The process of influencing the activities of an organized group toward goal achievement.” (Rauch & Behling) Is the traditional leadership model relevant in today’s ever-changing world? What other forms of leadership can be more effective for the public sector? Do

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