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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.

Live Your Dream Awards

Watch our inspiring new video highlighting the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards). This graphical piece illustrates the impact this award-winning program has on women around the world.

Royal Neighbors

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!


Soroptimist is proud to join forces with Royal Neighbors of America, one of the largest women-led life insurers in the United States. Learn more about how Royal Neighbors is empowering Soroptimist members to obtain financial protection at every stage of their lives.

Equal Pay

Soroptimist and are proud to join forces with Happify, a New York City-based online company pioneering emotional fitness. Learn more about Happify and ways they will offer members opportunities to boost their personal happiness.

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Watch our fun new video, which embodies the true spirit of Soroptimist! This graphical piece uses words and images to demonstrate our mission and vision in an exciting and visual way.


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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.
Soroptimist thanks its official sponsors    
Soroptimist Sponsor: Royal Neighbors of America Soroptimist Sponsor: Happify
Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC


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