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A global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

2012-2013 Annual Report

When women join together and help other women, incredible things can happen. Check out our annual report to see the hard work, dedication and impact of Soroptimist clubs and members around the world! 

Rebecca Shuflin

Rebecca Shuflin is driven by her passion to help homeless families and survivors of domestic violence, an area she is all too familiar with on a personal level. Watch a short video about Rebecca.

Christina Valadez

Christina Valadez works one full-time and two part-time jobs and is working toward a degree in nursing, a profession she has chosen because it will enable her to help others. Watch a short video about Christina.

Shirlee Draper

Shirlee Draper made the courageous decision to take her four children and flee the extremely patriarchal and polygamous religious order, the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. Watch a short video about Shirlee.

LiveYourDream.org named one of six charities

DailyWorth.com, the leading financial media company for women, recently named LiveYourDream.org one of six charities every woman needs to know. Learn more about this exciting accomplishment!

 

 
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Why Women & Girls?

Why Women & Girls? Throughout history women and girls face additional obstacles and discrimination solely because of their gender. As an organization of business and professional women we feel uniquely qualified to help women and girls live their dreams. LEARN MORE...

Quick Facts

  • One in three women have been beaten, coerced Into sex or otherwise abused in their lifetime.
  • Women represent 40 percent of the world’s labor force but hold just 1 percent of the world’s wealth. 
  • Of the more than 110 million children not in school, approximately 60 percent are girls.
  Live Your Dream: Education & Training Awards for Women

Live Your Dream: Education & Training for WomenThe Live Your Dream Awards assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects. LEARN MORE!

Quick Facts

  • Each year, more than $1.6 million is disbursed through cash awards at various levels of the organization.
  • Many recipients have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence, and drug and alcohol abuse.
  • The awards may be used to offset any costs associated with efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare and transportation.
     
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