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New SIWA Leader: Welcome Lisa Panopoulos

Welcome to Lisa Panopoulos as our next Nominating Commitee Chair. She will be leading the Committee to present a slate of candidates of officers for the Executive Committee at the AGM on March 22,…

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SIWA International Women’s Day Essay Contest

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a time to commemorate the movement for women’s rights around the world. In celebration of that day, Seoul International Women’s Association is asking middle and…

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No Snow? No Problem. Behold Virtual Skiing

By Monica Williams, Discovery Editor Seoul has long had a love affair with “screen golf,” a virtual and indoor alternative to 18 rounds of tee time outdoors. Now, there are venues where people can…

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New SIWA Leader: Welcome Sejung Jang

Welcome toSejung Jang our new Sponsorship Chair! Sejung has been part of the small but fierce Sponsorship team since the 2016 Bazaar and she is excited to take on the challenge to develop SIWA’s…

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New SIWA Leader: Welcome Lois Allore

Welcome to Lois Allore our new Membership Chair! You can meet her at Newcomers events such as Meet and Greet and K-orientation. Check out the Newcomers activities for more information and events.…

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What It’s Like to Do a Spartan Race

by Irene Nuutila, SIWA Graphic Designer On June 10, I attended a sports event that I had been training for since February. It was an obstacle course race called Spartan. In short, it meant running,…

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SIWA Team Heads to PyeongChang

By Monica Williams, Discovery Editor SIWA members who are volunteering for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were treated to a site tour of Games facilities in PyeongChang and nearby Gangneung…

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New SIWA Leader

Welcome to Blanca Madrigal our new Photo Club co-ordinator! It's exciting to have the opportunity to collaborate with an amazingly talented group of women to continue in the tradition of friendship,…

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The Bazaar is Back and Better than Ever!

- By Jen Chae, Special Events Chair The annual SIWA & Diplomatic Community Bazaar is the largest international fundraising event in Seoul.  Since its launch, the bazaar has helped raise more than…

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Box Bridges the Past With the Future

Editor's Note: As we approach the 55th SIWA Bazaar, which will be held Nov. 13, please enjoy a look back at this article about one member's experience with the Bazaar. This originally appeared in the…

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