Croydon Soroptimists

Croydon Soroptimist International’s public speaking competition helps girls to be Loud And Proud

Posted on April 10th, by Grace Onions in Politics & Society. No Comments

The 2018 girls’ public speaking competition was a sign of great things to come for girls in public life

The Loud and Proud public speaking competition for year 6 girls, proudly support by Soroptimist International Croydon and District, took place in Croydon Town Hall on Thursday 2nd March. It was held to commemorate International Women’s Day 2018 and the 100th anniversary of the first stage of female suffrage … Read More »

Croydon Soroptimist International celebrates ninety years of friendship and fundraising

Posted on October 20th, by Clare Walker in Politics & Society. No Comments

Ninety years of Croydonians advocating for the full and equal role of women in society

When a group of women met for lunch in the tea lounge at the well-known Croydon family department store Grants in 1927, the lunch – with drinks – cost three shillings. Those present could have had no idea that ninety years later, Grants would no longer exist, but the club they … Read More »