Tag: SILC

* Soroptimists Celebrate Human Rights Day

Members from Soroptimist Clubs in the London Chilterns Region and guests celebrated Human Rights Day at the Region’s meeting/conference on Saturday 30 November. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights  www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/ was signed on 10 Dec 1948. A moving … Continued


Soroptimists Celebrate Human Rights Day

Members from Soroptimist Clubs in the London Chilterns Region and guests celebrated Human Rights Day at the Region’s meeting/conference on Saturday 30 November. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights  www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/ was signed on 10 Dec 1948. A moving … Continued


Inspiring Speakers and a New President for the Region at the AGM

On a wet day in London it was a relief to be out of the rain and in the company of inspirational women for the SI London Chilterns Region Annual General Meeting with special guest speakers Dame Vera Baird (National Victims Commissioner, … Continued


London Chilterns Soroptimists in the Face of Suffrage

Soroptimists from all over the UK were encouraged to add their images to The People’s Picture – the Face of Suffrage on display on the concourse at Birmingham New Street Station from November 15th to the 14th December, the day women … Continued


October Region AGM and Conference – the Impact of Women

We had an action packed October Region meeting in London – with the AGM, a #VotesForWomen  presentation, a run through nominated “Women of Achievement” and a panel session on the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW). President Margaret’s … Continued


Impactful Region Conference in Newbury

What an impactful Region Meeting/Conference in Newbury! IMPACT is Region President Margaret Badley’s theme for the year and this event certainly fitted the bill. 50 Soroptimists from the Clubs in our London Chilterns Region came together to learn, share and … Continued


Processions 2018 – march marking 100 Years of Votes for Women

On 10 June Members of Soroptimist International from all over the UK  marched with  PROCESSIONS, a mass artwork celebrating 100 years of women voting, in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London. Members of SI London Chilterns Region marched in London in solidarity … Continued


SI Slough Windsor and Maidenhead Annual Lunch – New Venue and a New Childrens Hospice

After many years of having the Annual Lunch in Dorney this year SI Slough Windsor and Maidenhead moved to the beautiful setting of the Berystede Hotel in South Ascot.  Despite the rather unseasonal weather members were able to admire the … Continued


Soroptimist Suffragette Cheerstation at the London Landmarks Half Marathon

The London Landmarks Half Marathon on March 25th raised more than £1.5 million pounds for the children’s charity Tommy’s. Because this year is the 100th anniversary of female suffrage in the UK, this new London event included a suffragist cheer … Continued


International Women’s Day Centenary of Votes for Women – What Have We Achieved? Sun March 11 Maidenhead

Soroptimist International of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, Thames Valley and High Wycombe and District Clubs hosted an event in Maidenhead to mark International Women’s Day and the centenary of votes for (some) women in the UK.  The British Prime Minister, and MP … Continued


Modern Day Slavery Survey – SI Slough Windsor and Maidenhead

Soroptimist International Great Britain & Ireland (SIGBI) UK Programme Action Committee (UKPAC) www.sigbi.org/ukpac worked with Anti-Slavery groups and did a survey about the level of understanding of people in the UK wrt trafficked people and modern day slaves. The survey … Continued


**Denise Powell President London Chilterns Region 2019-20 – here to help

Denise Powell has been a Soroptimist since 2011 and is an active Member of the SI St Albans and District Club. Although retired from paid employment, Denise is a very busy woman outside of Soroptimists. To name just two things Denise gives … Continued