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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

This year, Soroptimist is honored to award $10,000 to three passionate, hard-working, strong women. Read their inspiring stories.


Annual Report

Thanks to the dedicated work of our Soroptimist clubs and members, and the support of our generous donors and supporters, Soroptimist accomplished much in the last year. We are proud to share highlights of our efforts in this report.


Did you know volunteering can make you feel more satisfied with your life and give you a greater sense of purpose? Grab your mother, sister, or friend and find out how to become a Soroptimist today! provides advocacy and action opportunities to spread awareness about causes such as access to education, empowering girls, and ending violence against women. Taking action on the cause that matters most to you has never been easier! See just how simple it is to make a difference in your local community and the world!

Dream It, Be It

Soroptimist/ is pleased to announce the launch of our new global program for girls. Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. Learn more about this exciting, new program.


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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 sponsor    
  Janney Montgomery Scott, LCC


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