Japan Minami Region is a philanthropic organization of women in business, management and profession. There are five Regions in Japan and Japan Minami Region consists of approximately 2,400 members in 96 clubs across Kyushu and Okinawa, the southern part of Japan. Japan 5 Regions are a part of Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA), one of four federations making up Soroptimist International (SI), the largest philanthropic organization for helping women and girls in need around the world.
in line with SI and SIA to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
|The first Soroptimist club was found in Oakland, California,
|The first Soroptimist club in Japan was chartered
|Japan Region was divided into five
Japan Minami Region was founded with 34 clubs.
|Governor Tazuko Okano
|Governor Kinuyo Tsuruta
|Governor Kazuko Tominaga
|Governor Sekiko Ogata
|Governor Yumiko Taniwaki
|Governor Noriko Nishitakatugi
|Governor Mieko Misumi
|Governor Midori Tomita
|Governor Junko Matono
|Governor Yoriko Wakasugi
|Governor Masako Sakashita
|Governor Hiroko Nagayama
|Governor Asami Kinoshita
|Governor Yoko Ichigatani
|Governor Hisako MIshima
SI Project “Educate to Lead”
*For more detailed information, please access to SI Website
listed in our linkage section.
SIA projects and programs;
- Live Your Dream:Education and Training Awards for Women
- Soroptimist Club Grants for Women and Girls
- Soroptimist Disaster Grants for Women and Girls
- Soroptimist STOP Trafficking
- Soroptimist Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence
*For more detailed information, please access
to SIA Website listed in our linkage section.
Japan Minami Region projects and programs;
- Live Your Dream Japan Minami Region Awards
- Reform and Reconstruction Support Projects in partnership
- Japan Minami Region Girls Conference, leadership development program for young women.
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