Relay for Life 2018

From the  first time in participating in the Cancer Council WA’s Relay for Life, SISP has taken on the challenge of raising much-needed funds for research into this dreadful disease.

Our Soroptimist Sunflowers team has been prominent trackside every year and this year we were honoured with an award for raising over $55,000 since 2002.

Well done to everyone involved – our team members, donors and supporters – over the weekend.

Thank you again, we really appreciate it!

Casual Drinks & Tapas

Come along to our social gathering on Tuesday 17 April which will be a great opportunity to have a good chat to other members. Partners are very welcome and you are encouraged to bring a friend who may be interested in the Club.

It will be a friendly, relaxed atmosphere so will be a good opportunity for potential new members to learn about the club in an informal setting.

Members bring a plate of tapas to share (finger food only, there will be no cutlery available). Guests just bring yourselves!

If you would like to attend, please email sisouthperth@siswp.org.

April Breakfast Meeting

Our April breakfast meeting will be held at the Royal Perth Golf Club at 7.00 am on Tuesday 9 April 2018.

Please join us for a hearty breakfast and an opportunity to hear about the work we do and the wonderful opportunities there are to support women and girls in need.

Everyone is welcome to attend (just let us know if you are coming via the Contact Us page or email info@sisouthperth.org.au).

March Breakfast Meeting

Our March breakfast meeting will be held at the Royal Perth Golf Club at 7.00 am on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

Our guest speaker will be Sarita Rivers from UnitingCare West’s Family Foundations Service which provides support to families with children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We will be presenting Sarita with our annual Easter Egg collection which we hope will bring joy and sticky fingers to the many children they support.

Please join us for a hearty breakfast and an opportunity to hear about the work we do and the wonderful opportunities there are to support women and girls in need.

Everyone is welcome to attend (just let us know if you are coming via the Contact Us page or email info@sisouthperth.org.au).

International Women’s Day

SI South Perth members attended the UN Women IWD Breakfast at PCEC and were delighted to host students from our local schools. The guest speaker was Siobhan Hobbs (Women, Peace & Security Program Specialist for UN Women in Bangladesh) in a panel discussion with Elizabeth Shaw (MC & UN Women Empowerment Champion). Siobhan is currently based with UN Women in Bangladesh and has first-hand involvement responding to the 2017 floods in Bangladesh and the current Rohingya Crisis. It was a great morning with a great theme – Leave No Women Behind.

 

We also celebrated the induction of two of our WA Soroptimist sisters into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame. Congratulations to Hazel Butorac (SI On The Terrace) and Kelly Howlett (SI Port Hedland). 

SI Public Speaking Competition

SIWA is running a public speaking competition across all of the universities in Western Australia.  The competition is open to any female studying at a university in Western Australia. Round 1 is being held at each of the individual universities with the winner then competing in the Round 2 final at Notre Dame University. 

SI South Perth is hosting the Curtin University Competition. The competition provides a platform for women to discuss something important to them and showcase their vision for a better future.

Prizes of $250 are awarded for each round and the grand final prize is $500 plus a trip to Melbourne to attend an international conference on women and leadership.

If you are a female student of Curtin University and would like the opportunity to have say, meet with like-minded women and hopefully win a prize, then do it!

For entry details follow this link http://www.soroptimist-wa.org.au/public-speaking-competition/information-and-registration-pack/

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Or come along and join us to hear from our future leaders on Tuesday 13 March @ Building 410, Room 428.

 

Breakfast Meeting and AGM – 13 February 2018

Our start to the business year for 2018 will be our first breakfast meeting combined with our AGM.

It will be held at the Royal Perth Golf Club, 7.00 am on Tuesday 13 February 2018.

We will be reflecting on the year past as well as welcoming our new President for 2018-2019, Kaye Hill, and a new Executive Team. Please join us for a hearty breakfast and an opportunity to hear about the work we do and the wonderful opportunities there are to support women and girls in need. Everyone is welcome to attend (just let us know if you are coming via the Contact Us page or email info@sisouthperth.org.au). There are many avenues of support – become a member, attend our fundraising events, support us through our gifts in kind appeals throughout the year or make a donation.

We’d love to have you on board in some way to help us make a difference.