Welcome to the website of SI Scotland South Region!
Find out Who we are in Scotland South!
Our Office Bearers and Representatives
To find out who our Office Bearers and Representatives are click here.
Who We Are in Scotland South Region is explained by the work that we do. The photos which appear on this page show some examples of what we do and are normally changed weekly.
Most photos shown are taken at Club and Region events. A small number of the photos displayed will have been taken at international events.
This Week’s photo:
The photo shown above show SI Falkirk Knit ‘n Natter Group members presenting the results of their efforts to guest Catriona, at Inchyra Grange Hotel, 27 04 2023.
To learn more about SI Falkirk click here.
To learn more about what we do click here.
Who we are in Scotland South:
Soroptimist International of Scotland South region (SI SS R)
SI Scotland South Region is one of the two Scottish Regions within Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) Ltd. To find out more about SIGBI click here. SIGBI is one of the five Federations within Soroptimist International (SI). To find out more about SI click here.
The 22nd SI Convention was held on 27-29 July, 2023; to view news and photos from the Convention click here.
The two Regions in Scotland are Scotland North and Scotland South.
Special Consultative Status at the UN
SIGBI was granted Special Consultative Status by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. This award was notified on 14 08 2013. To find out more click here.
What is the meaning of the word Soroptimist you may ask?
The word Soroptimist is a combination of the Latin words “soror” meaning Sister and “optima” meaning best – so, we wahttps://www.sigbi.org/dunfermlinent the best for women.
Vision: Women and girls will achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong and peaceful communities worldwide.
Mission: Soroptimists transform the lives and status of women and girls through education, empowerment and enabling opportunities.
The Principles of Soroptimism:
The principles of Soroptimism are to strive for:
- The advancement of the status of women;
- High ethical standards;
- Human rights for all;
- Equality, development and peace; and
- The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace.
Who we are in Scotland South:
Number of Clubs in Scotland South Region:
As from April 2022 there are 8 Clubs in Scotland South Region as follows:
SI Dunfermline: to find out more about SI Dunfermline click here.
Facebook: To visit SI Dunfermline on Facebook click here.
Twitter: To visit SI Dunfermline on Twitter click here.
SI Edinburgh: To find out more about SI Edinburgh click here.
Facebook: To visit SI Edinburgh on Facebook click here.
SI Falkirk: To find out more about SI Falkirk click here.
Facebook: To visit SI Falkirk on Facebook click here.
SI Glasgow City: To find out more about SI Glasgow City click here.
Facebook: To visit SI Glasgow City on Facebook click here
Twitter: To visit SI Glasgow City on Twitter click here.
SI Hamilton: To find out more about SI Hamilton click here.
Contact E mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: To visit SI Hamilton on Facebook click here.
SI Kirkcaldy: To find out more about SI Kirkcaldy click here.
Facebook: To visit SI Kirkcaldy on Facebook click here
SI Kirkintilloch and District: To find out more about SI Kirkintilloch and District click here.
Facebook: To visit SI Kirkintilloch on Facebook click here.
SI Paisley: To find out more about SI Paisley click here.
Facebook: To visit SI Paisley on Facebook click here.
Proposed SSR Area Club 2019:
The new Club will be innovative in its format, made up of “Satellite Groups”. The small groups will meet independently at venues and times suited to the members.
The Area Club will be organised in a flexible way. There will be some face to face meetings. Members will also make use of available technologies for communication.
For Women in Rural Areas:
SSR Area Club 2019 is intended to attract women in rural areas and those who may find it inconvenient to attend a conventional Club.
To view the Dumfries & Galloway subpage (D&G) on this website click here.
To view the D & G Proposed New Area Club Website click here.