What is soroptimism, who are we and what do we do?
What is soroptimism?
Soroptimist International is a worldwide dynamic organisation for professional and business women. Through awareness, advocacy and action at international, national and local levels, we are committed to a world where women and girls achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong and peaceful communities.
EDUCATE TO LEAD
Educate – Empower– Enable
- Human rights for all
- Global peace and international goodwill
- Advancing women’s potential
- Integrity and democratic decision making
- Volunteering, diversity & friendship
The word Soroptimist comes from the Latin words soror (sister) and optima (best) – the best for women
Who are we and what do we do?
The club has 27 members plus 3 linked members from all walks of life.
Jen Hancock a microbiology service manager is the club’s president
The club Vice-President is Professor Jackie Jones, a law lecturer (photo to follow)
Paula Brookes, an NHS laboratory manager is the club’s secretary
Dr Kay Richmond a physician and medical director is the club treasurer
If you are interested in joining us, we would love to hear from you via the Contact Us form https://sigbi.org/cardiff-and-district/contact-us/