Dato’ Anusha elected as President Elect of SISWP

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It gives SIPJ great pleasure to share the news that Dato’ Anusha Santhirasthipam will be the President Elect for Soroptimist International Federation of South West Pacific 2016-2018!

President of the South West Pacific Carolyn Hudson announced, “I have great pleasure in declaring Dato’ Anusha Santhirasthipam has been elected unopposed to the Position of SISWP President Elect for 2016-2018 Biennium.”

Anusha said, “Thank you SISWP for sharing my vision and goals in this public announcement. I feel very blessed to have received so much love, support and encouragement from members all over the world and especially from our amazing clubs in South West Pacific federation area.”

Nomination for SISWP President Elect


Anusha Santhirasthipam was nominated by SI Helena and Seconded by SI Petaling Jaya for the position of SISWP President Elect. The nominations of the position of SISWP President Elect have officially closed.

Extract from Anusha’s CV is: The reasons for my application for this position and the contribution I expect to make to Soroptimism.
“I firmly believe in Soroptimist International’s mission, goals and objectives and I am grateful to have the opportunity over the past 21years of my life, to contribute my energy, passion, innovative ideas, multi-faceted professional skills and talents for the benefit of women and girls all over the world.

I will use my extensive international experience, high-level Government network and worldwide corporate connections to be a positive catalyst and help prosper SISWP as a corporate body and as a new ECOSOC Special Status organisation.

I will champion innovative Sl Programme work as well as encourage creativity in communication to advance Sl advocacy goals in all SISWP countries.

I am able to harness and maximise the usage of social media and the most effective communication channels to reach out and attract the interest and support of young women and girls, the future generation of Soroptimists. If successfully elected as PE, I shall ensure that during my Biennium as SISWP President, I will develop a unique corporate sponsorship and membership drive that will honour, promote and share the legacy of achievements of all Past SISWP Presidents and Best Practice Projects.”

Anusha’s CV can be viewed here.

I have great pleasure in declaring Dato’ Anusha Santhirasthipam has been elected unopposed to the Position of SISWP President elect for 2016-2018 Biennium.

Sue Latta Returning Officer

Extracted from the SISWP website.

Author: Kavidha Natarajan

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