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SISEAP President Christine Johnstone's messages to the members of Soroptimist International South East Asia Pacific. 

Presidents Message - April 2024

This is the last month before the AGM, General Meeting, Federation Meeting and when we all get to meet at the “Your Voice our Future” conference to be held on the fabulous Gold Coast Tweed Heads, on the 3-5 May.    It has been 6 years since we la...

Presidents Message March 2024

Presidents Message - March 2024

International Women’s Day (IWD), #InspireInclusion,  Inclusion is a verb,  or that is how I was going to start my March article, and then I thought better check that Inclusion is a verb (and I say this tongue in cheek), don’t want to offend our g...

Presidents Message - February 2024

Have you made a new beginning promise this year, or a New Years resolution, did you promise to do something good, or start afresh with some difficult ‘thing”.  Did your club conduct a planning day, or is yet to do so? Did you take the time over t...

Presidents Message - February 2024 (2)

Have you made a new beginning promise this year, or a New Years resolution, did you promise to do something good, or start afresh with some difficult ‘thing”.  Did your club conduct a planning day, or is yet to do so? Did you take the time over t...

Presidents Message - February 2024 (3)

Have you made a new beginning promise this year, or a New Years resolution, did you promise to do something good, or start afresh with some difficult ‘thing”.  Did your club conduct a planning day, or is yet to do so? Did you take the time over t...

Presidents Message - December 2023

Awareness and Advocating are two of the pillars of our organisation and the 16 Days of Activism provide Soroptimists across our Federation with many opportunities to participate. Going back 20 plus years whilst Soroptimist talked about domesti...

Presidents Message - November 2023

Educate, Empower, Enable three statements we refer to in written and vocal communication.  As Soroptimists we create projects which empower women every day, but to do this important work we must empower ourselves. SISEAP has recently ran two Thr...

Presidents Message - October 2023

October is the birth month of Eleanor Roosevelt, a woman of the world who worked to improve the lives of people all over the world, and assisted in writing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. I came across this quote from Eleanor "You can...

Presidents Message - September 2023

How important is it to you to make a difference?  During my recent Cultural Exchange visit to Mongolia, I was accompanied by Federation Life Member Lorna Mead, Catherine Evans and Cherrie Power. We visited with the 4 Soroptimists club’s and thei...

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Soroptimist International is a global movement of women, with members belonging to more than 3,000 clubs in 126 countries/territories, spread over 5 Federations