Soroptimist is a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Approximately 80,000 Soroptimists in over 132 countries and territories support community–based and global projects benefiting women and girls. The organization is particularly concerned with providing women and girls access to education, as this is the most effective path to self-determination.
LIVE YOUR DREAM
Education and Training Awards for Women
The organization’s major project, this program (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards program) assists women by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and job prospects.
DREAM IT, BE IT
Career Support for Girls
This new global program provides girls in secondary school with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams.
In addition to the Dream Programs, Soroptimist clubs conduct myriad local-level projects to assist women and girls in their communities. Soroptimist supports these local-level projects through cash grants, information and resources.