15 Jul, 2017

SOROPTIMIST Gold Coast 30TH CHARTER ANNIVERSARY

15-07-2017 (6:30 - 9:30) CSi Club Southport  Club

Celebrating 30 years of service and advocacy by Gold Coast Soroptimists to make a difference in the lives of women and girls!

22 Jul, 2017

A Sparkling 1940's Review

22-07-2017 (7:00 - 10:00) Fullarton Community Centre  Club

A "Sparkling 1940's Review" will be held on Saturday 22nd July at 7pm for 7.30 start at the Fullarton Community Centre, 411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton. A group of 4 singers (experienced in Musical Theatre and Jazz in the Adelaide scene) with accompanist will provide a wide range of much loved songs.   A great fun evening seated in "caberet style"  - tables of 8 or 10 available - or come as a small group.  Bring bottles of wine or other drinks, glasses and food..  Tea and coffee provided. Optional 40's dress - Prizes, Silent Auction, Mystery Wine Packages, Mystery Packages and Lucky numbers Funds raised will go to the2hproject for Midwife Training and Cataract Eye Surgery in Cambodia (www.the2hproject.com) Tickets $35 each. Contact sisouthadelaide@siswp.org or Mariella 0439 880 871 to Lyn 0401 935 807  

17 Aug, 2017

Empowering Young Women Through Education

17-08-2017 (8:00 - 12:00)  Club

Empowering Young Women Through Education is a program event designed to inspire, inform and energise young women to see how the education opportunities they have now will shape the lives they have in the future. A buffet breakfast is provided while students hear from inspirational speakers, participate in exciting activities and have the chance to meet and talk with professional women from a wide range of occupations. This offer is open to students in years 9–10; who are at risk of not completing Year 12 is limited to 1 table of 7 per school (including teacher/s). The event is held at the NAB Arena, Docklands in Melbourne.  Keynote Speakers:Annabelle Chauncy OAM, co-established the School For Life Foundation (SFL) in 2008. SFL is a grassroots organisation that has built and runs 2 schools in Rural Uganda, with a third school in development. The schools provide high quality education to morethan 400 primary students, including children with disabilities, vocational training to more than 100 adults, clean drinking water, electricity, community outreach and medical treatment to their surrounding communities. The school also runs a 10-acre farmthat provides food for the children and crops to fund the project. Annabelle will reveal the challenges and obstacles she faces as ayoung, foreign, female idealist with a dream and a passion to make a difference to the lives of others. Naty Guerrero-Diaz was born in Chile and when she was aged 8 she migrated to Australia with her family under a humanitarian visa. Naty struggled to fit in socially at primary school and during the early years of secondary school. After many years of bothpersonal and academic struggle, Naty is now working with a top tier commercial law firm and primarily practices in the area of health litigation. In 2014 Naty co-founded an Animal Sanctuary where resident animals and humans can live free from harm andwhere diversity and inclusion are embraced and practiced. Naty’s journey between then and now is truly admirable and inspirational. She will share her ups and her downs and her key strategies for coping and dealing with her life challenges fromteenager to now PRAISE FROM PAST ATTENDEES“The program opened my eyes to grab every opportunity that will come your way.”“Very inspiring to hear about these women's journeys and experiences”“Thank you for this opportunity for our students. The speakers were very inspiring earnest in their advice and admirable in their achievements.”  Soroptimists have an opportunity to contribute to this breakfast by being a table mentor, helping out on the morning or making a donation towards a girl's breakfast for $30. For more information please email simelba@siswp.org Empowering Young Women Through Education is sponsored by Adviceline Injury Lawyers: Our Priority is You.  

02 Sep, 2017

Soroptimist International of Lae Annual Trivia Night

02-09-2017 (5:30 - 11:00) Lae International Hotel  Club

Tickets are on sale @ K250.00 or Table of 10 @ K2,500.00 Come along for a Night of  Non-Stop 8 Rounds of Quizzes and also Raffles, lucky door prizes and alot of amazing prizes. Dress Code: RED, BLACK or GOLD  

12 Sep, 2017

SISP Starick Fundraising Breakfast

12-09-2017 (7:45 - 9:00) Royal Perth Golf Club  Club

Support our fundraising breakfast with all proceeds going to Starick Services supporting women and children recovering from Domestic Violence.  Our speaker this year is Dr Jenny Brockis - award winning author of Future Brain. This is a fun morning with door prizes and raffles. Book early as seats are limited at Try Booking - Book Here  https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=272990&  

13 May, 2018

Farming in the School

13-05-2018 to 13-05-2017 (12:00 - 12:00) Sentul Convent Secondary School  Club

On 12 May 2017, SI Bangsar met up with joint partners, Sentul Convent Secondary School for girls and a Social Enterprise, Eat, Shoots & Roots to plan the planting of eatable greens as a lifeskill for the urban girls. Due to the festive season of Eid, the planting will start late July. The project will be sustainable with enthusiatic support of the school and social enterprise partner. We plan to hand over the project to the school in two years' time.