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2020 – Saturday 2nd May

  • Theme: ‘Tell the world…we stand up for women
  • Venue: The Bliss Hotel, Promenade, Southport PR9 0DZ.
  • Speakers: Alison Driver – SI North West England & Isle of Man President – ‘Tell the World about it’. How we can publicise what we do and get recognition.
    Marlene Shiels OBE – CEO of Capital Credit Union – ‘Voluntary work with women in Africa’.
    Isobel Smith – Soroptimist International GB & Ireland (SIGBI) President – ‘We Stand Up for Women’.
    Sam Lewis – ‘Sam’s Diamonds’ – a friendly support group for ladies as they journey through their cancer treatment to keep control of their lives.
    Philip Holmes – Co-founder and Chief Executive of ChoraChori (SIGBI Federation Project 2019/2022 – ‘Empowering Girls in Nepal’) – a charity which provides protection, support, education and training to children from a range of backgrounds. These include trafficked and displaced Nepalese children who were rescued from India, child rape survivors from Nepal itself, and vulnerable girls from deprived rural communities where trafficking and sexual assault are endemic. 

Booking form: Regional Conference 2020 booking form  (NB ‘early bird’ discount to 31st January 2020)


Most recent conferenceRegional conference Soroptimists 3

2019 – SI North West England & Isle of Man: ‘Breaking Barriers’.

Previous conferences

2018 – SI South Lancashire’s conference on the theme ‘Reach Out’.

2017 – SI North West England & Isle of Man presented ‘Change ME for WE’.

2016 – SI South Lancashire’s conference theme was based on a quotation by Helen Keller: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

2015 – SI North West England & Isle of Man hosted ‘Vital Voices : women leading change’. Conference report

2014 – SI South Lancashire organised ‘Mum’s the Word’. Conference report