45th Biennial Convention

Event Recap




It has been three months since our time together in beautiful Yokohama, Japan. We are grateful to our Japanese hosts for their outstanding hospitality, and thank all of the attendees who came and made this convention one we will never forget!

We have a few follow up questions we would like you to answer in the survey linked below. The survey will be available until Monday, November 19. Thank you in advance for your feedback to help us improve future conventions.



Get the scoop on all the convention happenings, including a list of all the club and region recognized for the Soroptimists Celebrating Success, Membership and Shaping the Future Awards.

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Video Clips

WATCH: Dawn Marie Lemond's closing address

WATCH: Elizabeth Di Geronimo's welcome address

WATCH: Live Your Dream Award Recipient Ana Caren

WATCH: Live Your Dream Award Recipient Lucia


View all the convention albums and download your favorite pictures. 

Japanese Cultural Experiences

Laurel Society Celebration

Morning Fun Walks

Region Pictures

Club Giving Reception

Inner Circle Lunch

Live Your Dream Award Recipients 

Writing Our Wishes Reception

We All Look at the Same Sky General Session

Our Shining Stars Recognition Banquet

Making Dream Come True General Session

Miscellaneous Fun Photos



Finance Presentation

By 2017-2018 SIA Secretary/Treasurer Kathy King

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Big Goal Appeal

By Past SIA Board Director and North Atlantic Region Governor Diane Thompson

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Creating Our Future: Being the Organization We Want to Be

By SIA Executive Director & CEO Elizabeth M. Lucas

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Haiku Poems

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Federation Welcomes

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Thank you for Joining us in Yokohama. Save the Date for Bellevue!

SIA 46th Biennial Convention: July 22-25, 2020, Bellevue, Washington, USA

SIA 46th Biennial Convention
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