Tag: women

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


* 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 … Continued


**WINNER! Soroptimist Club Wins St Albans Mayors Pride Award in the Voluntary Sector

Soroptimist International of London Chilterns is proud to announce that the St Albans and District Soroptimist Club won the St Albans Mayor’s Pride Award 2019 in the Voluntary Sector category. The first picture is of the three finalists (Soroptimist Jane … Continued


WINNER!! Soroptimist Club Wins St Albans Mayors Pride Award in the Voluntary Sector

Soroptimist International of London Chilterns is proud to announce that the St Albans and District Soroptimist Club won the St Albans Mayor’s Pride Award 2019 in the Voluntary Sector category. The first picture is of the three finalists (Soroptimist Jane … Continued


Are Women Their Own Worst Enemy? Inspiring Womens Day Debate

Are women their own worst enemy? On 7 March SI St Albans and District held an inspiring International Women’s Day debate… The panel and audience discussed the question: Are Women their own worst enemy? the answer: yes and no – it’s complicated! St … Continued


Vote 100 Suffragette Exhibition – A Stones Throw from Westminster

SI Greater London and SI St Albans and District have both visited the VOTE 100 Suffragettes in Camden exhibition in August. The exhibition is cleverly titled “A Stone’s Throw from Westminster” and is at the Camden Local Studies & Archives Centre, Holborn Library. The groups … Continued


WINNER! Soroptimist St Albans Wins SME Hertfordshire Business Award

Great news! SI St Albans and District has won the SME Hertfordshire Business Award in the “Not for Profit Business of the Year”  category Please see the website for all the information – hertfordshireawards.co.uk  The Club’s Membership Officer and local business woman Amanda Brown … 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


Step Up, Lead the Way – Brilliant Soroptimist Conference Cardiff October 2017

Over 1,200 women from around the world gathered at the magnificent Wales Millennium Centre on Cardiff Bay to listen to inspiring speakers and to share ideas and energise each other through networking and friendship Olympian Katherine Grainger DBE, Britain’s most … 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