Sponsoring a young woman’s education in Malawi

Educate, empower and enable is what we Soroptimists do!  Meet the young student whose education we sponsor in Malawi.      When we were introduced to the work of African Vision Malawi, we were really impressed by the work of … Continued

Meet our new members.

Welcome! It’s not often that we get to induct three new members in one evening, but that is just what happened on January 29th.   All were welcomed as new members and they with another member inducted last year received badges … Continued

V.I.P 2019 – Volunteering in Pretoria

A unique opportunity to work as an intern supporting community projects in Pretoria, South Africa   The internships are open to two young women between the ages of 18 and 25. During the six-month stay in 2019, the selected candidates will … Continued

The Emily Wilding Davison Project

Emily Davison Memorial Project There are plans to erect a statue in Epsom’s Market Place in memory of Emily Wilding Davison.  The proposed artwork will take the form of ‘Emily’ sitting on a bench in the updated town centre. A … Continued

Out and About

Ashtead Village Day We always enjoy a ‘day out’ at the fair.  This year proved as enjoyable as ever and so many women stopped to talk to us, especially about the WoW bags that we sell.  These bags explain so … Continued

“Do young people really have problems, or just bad press?”

Back in 2012, visitors and Club Members alike were hugely impressed by the presentation by Adele Eastman – Senior Policy Specialist at the Centre for Social Justice.  She led the organisation’s Educational Exclusion work. Adele’s research into why students are excluded from … Continued