Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
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Soroptimist 20th International Convention
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Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention
Soroptimist 20th International Convention


PLENARY SESSIONS & WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

Programme Introduction

Educate to Lead is the overarching theme of this 20th Soroptimist International Convention. Throughout the threeday event, we will discuss our experiences of the challenges faced by women and girls around the world and celebrate the outstanding work done by Soroptimists across 130 countries – and for almost 100 years! Soroptimists educate to lead – Soroptimists are, and help other women become, true agents of change!

Color codes:
Orange: Cross cutting theme
Blue:  Education
Mauve:: Advocacy
Purple::  Women Empowerment
Yellow: Violence Against Women
Green:: Health and Sustainable Environment

July 9th, Thursday
July 10th, Friday
July 11th, Saturday
July 12th, Sunday
Speakers

July 9th, Thursday

All day: Registration of Participants

Opening Ceremony and Music

  • Welcome by the Convention Chair Emine Erdem and by the President of the Turkish Union İlke Erol
  • Flag Ceremony
  • Roll Call of Soroptimist International Countries and Territories
  • Welcome by the Federation President of Europe Ulla Madsen
  • Special address by Past SI and SIE Past President Marie-Jeanne Bosia
  • Opening Speech by SI International President Ann Garvie
  • Opening Speeches by the Turkish Official Authorities
  • Performance and Music