SI DAF joins Twitter

Soroptimist International of Dundas Ancaster Flamborough is now on Twitter. Follow us @SoroptimistDAF

CSW: Opening Remarks

I had the absolute pleasure of attending the UN Celebrations for International Women’s Day in the North Lawn Building, Conference Room 2. I add that Conference Room 4 (overflow via telecast) was also full. The morning consisted of remarks from the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, the Ambassador of France, and the Executive […]

International Day of the Girl

The United Nations has declared October 11, 2012 as the world’s first International Day of the Girl Child. Canada led the call in 2009 for an International Day of the Girl. After two years of petitions and advocacy, Plan Canada raised awareness about the particular challenges that girls face and to take action and the House […]

Free Hugs in Simcoe

Our 80th Soroptimist International of the Americas, Eastern Canada Region, Regional Spring Conference was opened this morning with an inspirational video. It is a joyful and uplifting experience to watch. I recommend you take a few minutes: In July 2011, volunteers and community partners in both Simcoe and Brantford Ontario Canada joined forces to host […]

Lifetime Achievement Award and OBA Nominees

Soroptimist International of Dundas~Ancaster~Flamborough is proud of Sandy, Maria and Shirley, and grateful to the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce for their Community Recognition Award. »

International Women’s Day

March 8, celebrates International Women’s Day. The UN Theme will be prominent at this year’s Caucus on the Status of Women: Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty. The Canadian federal agency, Status of Women, is closely aligned in its theme by highlighting some of the issues that we still face as a country: Strong Women, […]

Outstanding Business Achievement Awards

On February 25th, the Flamborough Chamber of Commerce honoured Soroptimist International of Dundas~Ancaster~Flamborough (SIDAF) at their Outstanding Business Achievement (OBA) Awards Gala in several ways.  SIDAF member Sandy Gray and her husband Steve (recently retired as owners of Weeks Home Hardware in Waterdown) were recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award, two other SIDAF members were nominated for […]

Pathways and Barriers

McMaster has partnered with the St. Joseph Immigrant Women’s Centre to display the Pathways and Barriers Photovoice Project »

I believe she’s amazing

Kim MacGregor organized this flash mob of 200 dancers to launch the I Believe She’s Amazing movement »

Mentoring Young Women

Susan Gilbey from SI Westminster in California returned to her home town of Montreal to share with our Region the concepts and process to start an S Club for High School Girls or Sigma Societies for College age women.