The Solomon Islands National Council of Women (SINCW) now has a new board of management.
Ella Kauhue who was the former vice president was elected to head the organization as the new president.
The appointment was made during its annual general meeting (AGM) last week from the 9th -11th July at the YWCA conference room.
The new board was voted in and a working resolution was passed for the next two years.
On the first day the (SINCW) executive report was presented by the general secretary Ms Lorio Sisiolo where she highlights the challenges and success of women was through working together with women and their partners followed by the Provincial Council of Women (PCW).
The afternoon on the second day the new SINCW executive was voted in. A number of new members were elected to their SINCW executive positions; Apart from Ms Kauhue as the new president, Christina Sogavare was voted in as the new vice president, Loretta Roke as the new treasurer (a young accountant), Rose Isukana, (private consultant) Christina Sanau and Hellen Saeru Hill voted in as the new ordinary members. SINCW executive will serve for the next two-year years.
On the third day different organisation such as AUSAID, EU, UN Women, government and regional partners did presentations on their work that they are currently doing on gender which it created a forum for women to learn from those different organisation and build relationships with them.
Ms Kauhue thanked all the members who were present for having their trust in her to continue to the good work she is doing to continue improve, advocated the lives of women through SINCW.
Meanwhile the Choiseul Provincial Council of Women was awarded 2014 certificate of recognition for their outstanding performance in working towards improving and empowering women in their province for 2014.
Ms Thecla Gula of Choiseul PCW said she was so proud to receive the award on behalf of the Choiseul Provincial Council of women. She pledged to continue to do the good work in improving the lives of women together with other stakeholders in her province. She said she is willing and ready to share her experience with the other PCW towards the same goal.