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SI Esperance celebrate Soroptimist Centenary

Soroptimist Clubs all over the world are celebrating the centenary of Soroptimist International.

The first Soroptimist club was chartered on October 3, 1921, in Oakville, California. Soroptimist International is a global volunteer women’s movement that now encompasses a network of five federations with a membership of around 72,000 club members in 121 countries.

The organisation works closely with the United Nations to advocate and advocate for the needs of women and girls. The clubs’ Programme Action projects aligned with the UN’s seventeen Sustainable Development Goals. These projects are reported to the individual club’s federation, which in turn reports to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Soroptimist International Esperance began the celebration of the Centenary Year by hosting a Virtual Friendship Day for all six T&T clubs and Caribbean guests entitled The Roaring Twenties—Let’s have a Roaring Good Time. Soroptimists of T&T showcased their achievements and were encouraged to dress in period attire. Highlights were the 1920’s Trivia and ‘Soroptimists Got Talent.

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