Walk the Talk 2015

SIPJ took part in the fourth Walk the Talk event, which was organised by SIROM and held in Petaling Jaya. This event was initiated by SIPJ member Puan Sri Siew Yong Gnanalingam in her capacity as SISWP President in 2012 to increase awareness of the need to end violence to women. The theme this year…

A Sale in aid of Nepal

SIPJ held its second sale in aid of Nepal this year. The SI President’s Appeal (2015-2017) is in aid of Nepal so we decided to hold another sale to raise funds for this cause. SIPJ thanks all those who came and especially a big thank you to Susan Lim and Silvia Arum for helping prepare food…

Medicines for Nepal

Further to SIPJ’s appeal for help for Nepal, we had sent RM13,880 to SI Kathmandu for their earthquake disaster relief work. On October 7, a group of ladies from SIROM including SIPJ President Sharon Saw will be going to Kathmandu to see how the earthquake victims are coping. SIPJ IPP Kim Fong, Hon Treasurer Sharon Wong and…

Welcome Geetha and Janice

SIPJ is pleased to welcome two new members, Geetha Prabhakaran and Janice Kwok. Geetha was inducted on 26 August at our 6th Business Meeting and Janice was inducted on 29 September at our 7th Business Meeting. See photos of the inductions below: After updates on SEEED and SPOT programmes, SIPJ welcomed a new member Geetha…

Grand Prize Award from Agensi Inovasi Malaysia

On 29 July, SIPJ formally received the Grand Prize Award from Agensi Inovasi Malaysia as Overall Winners of the Berbudi Berganda Challenge, competing with more than 300 other deserving NGOs. Thank you AIM for a sumptuous festive high tea reception and wonderful goodwill and camaraderie with media and benevolent corporate leaders. What a celebration of…

SIPJ attends 20th Soroptimist International Convention

The 20th Soroptimist International Convention was held at the Hilton Convention Centre, Istanbul from 9 to 12 July 2015. More than 1500 Soroptimists from the four federations participated and five members of SIPJ also attended: Puan Sri Siew Yong Ganalingam, Dato’ Anusha Santhirasthipam, Sharon Saw, Kim Fong and  Joyce Kee. Siew Yong was also there…

Welcome Cynthia and Christine

SIPJ welcomed two new members, Christine Khaw and Cynthia Martin, at our 4th Business Meeting at Alexis, BSC.   Welcome Cynthia and Christine to SIPJ! Posted by SIPJ on Wednesday, 24 June 2015  

SIPJ visits an Orang Asli Village in Jerantut

Further to SIPJ’s donation to the flood-hit villages in Kuantan last December, we wanted to see how the village was doing six months later. We liaised with SI Kuantan as to an appropriate day for us to visit and bring some essentials for the villagers. Datin Dr Phang from SI Kuantan coordinated with Sharon Saw…

SPOT – a Puberty Awareness Campaign for girls

SIPJ has an exciting project brought in by our new member, Siti Aishah. Her initiative is a Puberty Awareness Campaign for girls aged 10-13, which is sorely needed in an environment where periods are seen as ‘dirty’ and something to be ashamed about. Here are some photos of a SPOT class earlier today: