Meet SIWA President, Veronica Koon

Have you ever wondered what the lives of other SIWA members are like and what they get up to on a daily basis? Earlier this month, I got the chance to find out just what Veronica Koon, SIWA…

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“Korea’s Past Around Us: Invented Traditions, the Unnoticed, and Erased Memories” Coffee Morning

Walking into the Boccalino Wine Bar on the 2nd floor of the Four Seasons Hotel – SIWA’s new location for Coffee Mornings – I was met with smiling faces, laughter, and friendly chatter all around me.…

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The Leeum: An Oasis in Seoul

SIWA members outside the Leeum Bathing in the glow of 'Gravity Stairs' by Olafur Eliasson "A beautifully designed art museum, containing both a section of contemporary art and one with traditional…

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Media Art Exhibition: Van Gogh Inside Ⅱ “The Light Factory”

Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? These fundamental questions are tormented brilliant Post-Impressionist artist, Vincent Van Gogh, as he endeaved to express his vision of the…

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Cultural Connection: Tunisia

SIWA members were privileged to learn more about a country pioneering women’s rights in the Arab world, at a special presentation hosted by the spouse of the Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia,…

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What’s on your summer reading list?

As summer fast approaches - or is it already here?? - people start spreading out to far corners of the globe for their vacation. Whether you're heading back to your home country to visit family and…

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What SIWA Means to Me

As we all know, SIWA is Seoul International Women’s Association, but it is so much more than that. Furthermore, we all come to SIWA from different backgrounds and look for different things in SIWA.…

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Message from our President Veronica Koon

Dear fellow members, This month I begin my term as the President of SIWA with delight as well as worry. I am excited about all the opportunities coming ahead but also expect a lot of accompanying…

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Message from Special Events Chair Veronica Koon

Dear Gala volunteers, Hope you had a restful week after the Gala last Saturday. I have to say, we organized a great party! Volunteers are the backbone of SIWA. We are where we are today because,…

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2019 International Women’s Day Winner Essay by Sungjoon Kwon (Dwight School)

To celebrate International Women’s Day, SIWA invited students from our sponsor's international schools and Korean schools that SIWA supports in two divisions, Junior and Senior, to submit essays…

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