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Soroptimist Receives 2015 Pennsylvania Excellence Award
Release date: 1/12/15
Organization recognized for upholding high business ethics and company values named one of six charities every woman should know
Release date: 1/12/15
Online volunteer community helps women and girls to live their dreams

New Campaign Highlights Tie Between Pet and Domestic Abuse
Release date: 10/9/14 joins with PetBox to raise domestic violence awareness through #PurpleYourPet

Soroptimist Announces New Board
Release date: 10/9/14
Margaret "Poco" Davis of Northern Las Vegas, Nevada, president of global women’s organization

Improving Women's Lives Through Access to Education
Release date: 9/17/14
Soroptimist announces 2014 recipients of its Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women program

Royal Neighbors Insurance Signs as Sponsor with Global Women’s Organization
Release date: 4/15/2014
Soroptimist welcomes women-led insurer in new partnership

Soroptimist International of the Americas: Telly Award Winner
Release date: 3/16/14
Global women's organization receives bronze Telly Award for its video "Soroptimist Empowers Women & Girls"

Women’s Nonprofit Celebrates (Future) Women on International Women’s Day 2014
Release date: 3/7/14
Soroptimist & Raise Funds to Educate and Empower Girls

Happify and Soroptimist/ Team Up to Enrich Women’s Lives Though Happiness-Building Activities
Release date: 2/10/14
‘Science of Happiness’ Site and Volunteer Network Working Together on Women’s Empowerment

Soroptimist's Wins ASAE Innovation Grant
Release date: 1/14/13
Global women's nonprofit based in Philadelphia received national recognition

Soroptimist International of the Americas: A Model for Success
Release date: 11/1/13
Global women’s organization and CEO recognized for innovation in furthering mission of improving the lives of women and girls

Improving Women's Lives Through Access to Education
Release date: 10/1/13
Soroptimist announces 2013 Live Your Dream Award recipients

Soroptimist Announces New Board
Release date: 10/1/13

Cheri Fleming of Valencia, California, president of global women’s organization

New Staff Join Soroptimist Headquarters
Release date: 8/8/13

Will help global organization bolster its women’s agenda

University of Pennsylvania reports effects of Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program
Release date: 3/14/13
Through access to education, program measurably improves social and economic conditions of women around the world Launches Campaign on International Women's Day
Release date: 3/8/13
“Buy a Brick, Build a Dream” honors women and girls and supports programs improving their lives wins national award
Release date: 12/5/12 receives the 2012 MarCom Gold Award in the "Nonprofit Web Based Media" category

Soroptimist Announces 2012 Women’s Opportunity Awards Recipients
Release date: 9/1/12
International women’s organization honors three finalists with cash grants to help achieve their educational and career goals.

Soroptimist launches new online volunteer platform
Release date: 7/20/12 inspires people to live their dreams, while helping less fortunate women and girls to live theirs.

Soroptimist aids victims of sexual abuse following Haiti earthquake
Release date: 2/14/12
Organization presented a $50,000 Disaster Grant for Women and Girls to MADRE, an international organization that works to advance women’s rights by meeting urgent needs in communities and partnering with women to create long-term solutions to the crises women face.  

Alice Wells elected president of international women's organization
Release date: 2/10/12
Wells will serve two-year term as president of Soroptimist International, an international women’s organization with 90,000 volunteer members who work to inspire action and create opportunities to help women and girls around the world.

Soroptimist Disaster Grants aid Japan women and girls
Release date: 1/6/12
Organization addresses psychological trauma experienced by women and girls after earthquake and tsunami

Soroptimist Helps Disaster Victims in Japan
Release date: 12/19/11
Organization grants more than $66,000 to help women and girls affected by earthquake and tsunami

Soroptimist grants $60,000 to help Japan women devastated by massive earthquake and tsunami
Release date: 9/28/11
Funds will help provide recovery and support to women and girls who suffer disproportionately during times of disaster. 

Soroptimist honors women with three awards
Release date: 9/8/11
Organization announces winners of its Women's Opportunity, Ruby and Violet Richardson Awards.

Soroptimist wins national award
Release date: 8/18/11
Human Trafficking Program wins ASAE “Power of A” Silver Award

Soroptimist announces Elizabeth M. Lucas as new executive director
Release date: 8/16/11
Taking helm of international women’s organization




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