Club news

A talk by Lauren Derrett, founder of This Girl is Enough

Our sister Soroptimists Club based in East London is delighted to announce:they have a special speaker for Women’s Day on:  Tuesday 20th March 2018 – Lauren Derrett.  Lauren is a mother of 4, founder of This Girl is Enough and author … Continued


January 2018 meeting

Happy New Year to all who visit our website. As our planned speaker is unavoidably needed elsewhere, this evening we will have a more relaxed business combined with social session.  Some planning of events, some reviews of new initiatives, some … Continued


White Ribbon – REAL MEN RESPECT WOMEN

See our Ipswich Soroptimists campaign for White Ribbon, originally posted last year, but just as relevant to 2017 (excuse the date on the opening slide!). White Ribbon is an organisation set up by men to stop domestic violence against women, … Continued


WE REACHED OUT TARGET OF 1500+ BRAS

With the help of so many people we have reached our target of collecting more than 1500 bras (actually it is in the region of 1600). So a very big thank you to all of you who have donated bras … Continued


Regional Meetings

We regularly get together with our sister Clubs in East London, Essex, Cambridge and Norfolk.  The aim is to share ideas/learn from each other, build something better than we would alone.  Some of these meetings celebrate particular UN Days such … Continued


The Meru Garden Project

In November 2015, Child.org were elected as our Federation Project partner 2016-19 with our new partner CIFORD in Meru, Kenya. The project is an agricultural training programme for women called Meru Women’s Garden Project. Our Regional Ambassador for this project gave us an … Continued



A FIRST FOR THE CLUB! A SPONSOR TO A QUIZ NIGHT

              Some of us like to go to the odd quiz, and for several years a favourite has been the ones run by our friends at The Hearing Care Centre. So, for the one … Continued


IPSWICH SOROPTIMIST’S KNICKER LINE!

Our ‘knicker line’ is certainly one with a difference! It is helping women and girls in the Kori Chiefdom of Sierra Leone, to keep their washable sanitary towels in place. Last year the Soroptimist clubs in the London Anglia Region … Continued


A Great Small Organisation!

Our speaker, Kat Gosling on Wednesday was excellent – committed to The Teapot Project, set up in 2015. They are now the largest growing food waste interception service in Suffolk. Their task is to stop edible food waste going into … Continued