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Violet Richardson Award 2013 Recipient – Jennifer Zhen
Congratulations! Soroptimist International of Vancouver recognized Jennifer’s efforts to make our community a better place. Recipient: Jennifer Zhen ($250.00 Award) Charity: Key Club Coquitlam ($250.00 Award) She volunteers with Key Club International, a student-led, high school volunteer organization. Key Club has a major emphasis on serving children; it is a club led by children serving the children of the world. She started as an active member of the club and have volunteered over 400 hours to organizations and event during the past 5 years with Key Club. In 2011, she stepped up to lead as Projects Committee chair and carried out two projects that year. Under her leadership, the club…
Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award
Every year, Soroptimist International of Vancouver recognizes young women between ages 14 and 17 who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts. Congratulations! In April 2013, 3 young women and the clubs they have volunteered for had received Awards. We applaud their efforts to make our community and the world a better place. Vivien Wong (International Issues Club), Carole Lee (Queen Alexander Club), Jennifer Zhen (Key Club) Soroptimist International of Vancouver is now accepting applications for Violet Richardson Award. Let’s encourage the young women in our community to APPLY for the awards. DETAILS: www.soroptimistvancouver.org/violet-richardson-award/ APPLICATION: www.soroptimistvancouver.org/vra-application/
Meet Aziza Kibibi – a mother, a survivor and an inspiration!
2013 Women’s Opportunity Awards Recipient Aziza’s story is one of pain, but more so of the triumph of spirit to overcome, and a story of how women (like you!) were instrumental in changing Aziza’s reality. She is not a victim, but a survivor, and she flourishes in her new life. She is the recipient of a 2013 Women’s Opportunity Award, which will allow her to continue her education and pursue her dreams. Here is her story on LiveYourDream.com