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 19 members
The club President is Kim Ann Williamson MBE a civil servant in the cabinet office
The Programme Officer and Friendship Link Co-ordinator is Sandra Ajax, a company director.
The club secretaries are Kay Richmond, Joan Williams and Jen Hancock
The club Treasurer is Jill Delgado, a specialist pensions advisor
The club’s regional representative is Jeni Gower Jones and Jackie Jones
President Kim Ann’s slogan for the year is Where there’s a Will there’s a Way. Her chosen charity is Brave the Bear Home – Brave Bear Trust (jointhebravebear.org)
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/