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Welcome to the online home of Best for Women magazine!

Soroptimist's Best for Women magazine serves as the organization's official publication and is the primary communication vehicle for members. The award-winning magazine is mailed to members three times a year. It includes feature stories about women’s issues and Soroptimist programs; updates on Soroptimist efforts; and recognition of Soroptimist club and member accomplishments. This special online section supplements the printed version and features additional content and information.

As seen in the April 2012 print issue:

The New Live Your Dream
SIA is working on exciting new Live Your Dream initiative that will give members and non-members the opportunity to interact and engage in the Soroptimist mission. Read more about this important strategy and what it means for clubs and members!

Get to know the 2011 Fundraising Council
Read their bios.

10 Tips for Leading the Way
Take these 10 tips into consideration in order to be a strong leader—in your club, at work, or at home!

Aid and Support for Women and Girls in Japan
Read about several Soroptimist Disaster Grants for Women and Girls projects that are helping women and girls in Japan.

Soroptimist Helping Girls
Check out SIA's new model program kit, Girl Power: A Soroptimist Conference, which assists clubs in reaching out to girls in need in their community. For more information on the obstacles girls face, read the Soroptimist whitepaper, Putting Girls First.

New Public Awareness Resource
SIA has created a new tool that provides information on the basics of PR to help clubs with thie local awareness efforts and gain publicity at the local level. Download PR Basics now!

Club Giving Recognition
Read about several outstanding clubs that have made significant contributions to Club Giving this year.

Featured Sales Items
Order the items featured in the print edition:

Soroptimist Scarf
Soroptimist Note Cards
Chain Style "S" Bracelet
Best for Women Key Chain

Visit the Soroptimist Store for more!



From leaving their children behind, to sexual assault and lack of opportunity for promotions, women in the military face a host of challenging gender-issues. Read "GI Jane: When Women Go to War."




Magazine Information:

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