Thank you to all the members who attended SIA's 44th Biennial Convention in Orlando! Below are some of the highlights. You can also see many convention pictures on Facebook and Twitter by searching #SIAOrlando and #FriendshipDinner.
Headquarters Report: Direction of SIA
SIA Executive Director & CEO Elizabeth Lucas' presentation on moving our organization forward and shaping our future
SIA's financial story, including FY14/15 financial results and our financial strategy to serve even more women and girls
Lessons from Geese
2015-2016 SIA President-Elect RoseMary Reid's inspiration for the day ("HONK!")
Our Big Goal
In 2021 Soroptimist will celebrate its 100th birthday. Today, we are looking to our future and making plans to ensure the transformative work we have done for women and girls continues for another 100 years.
2015-2016 SIA President Sam's Farewell Address
Outgoing president Sam Buchenau gave her final speech as 2015-2016 SIA President.
2015-2016 SIA President-Elect RoseMary Reid's Installation Address
Incoming president RoseMary Reid gave her installation address, and will serve as the 2016-2017 SIA President starting September 1, 2016.
Workshop PowerPoints and Handouts
Materials from convention workshops
SIA's membership campaign was a great success. See which clubs and regions had the most success recruiting new members.
This award is given to the club with the greatest net growth in regular members between June 1, 2015 and May 31, 2016.
Soroptimists Celebrating Success
The Soroptimists Celebrating Success Awards recognize clubs for outstanding projects in the areas of fundraising, membership, program and public awareness.
Shaping the Future
The Shaping the Future Awards recognize region with outstanding work in fundraising, membership, program and public awareness.
Our Dream Programs – the Live Your Dream Award and Dream It, Be It – ensure that women and girls have the resources to live their dreams. SIA recognizes every region for supporting these important programs.
Club Giving and Founders Pennies
Club Giving and Founders Pennies support thousands of women and girls in our 20 countries and territories through Soroptimist programs.
Laurel Legacy Recognition
Laurel Legacy members share their dreams for the future of the world's women and girls.
Laurel Society Inner Circle Members
SIA's Laurel Society Inner Circle members have all donated at least $25,000, with the highest level of Inner Circle members contributing more than $100,000 to Soroptimist in their lifetime.