Chartered: April 28, 2002
Public Awareness had a big role in the chartering of SI Congressional, Clarita L. Alagar, an advocate and a lover of Reading, came upon an article, announcing the year's awardee of Soroptimist International Philippines Region's WOA (Women's Opportunity Award now known as the "Live Your Dream" (LYD), in a known broadsheet late January in 2002.
Curious about the organization and the project,CLA called up the Soroptimist headquarters. After a week, lo and behold, Marvina Liban, the then District Director of MMNED, called up and met with Clarita L. Alagar. After assessing her, she invited Clarita L. Alagar to be a member but, DD Marvina did not stop there. After much convincing and friendly persuasions and several meetings, a Soroptimist International of Congrerssional Club was born, sponsoring club was SI Novaliches. (Read more)