Improving the Lives of Women and Girls

through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Best for Women

Best for Women

Soroptimist [suh-rop-tuh-mist] is a coined term meaning “Best for Women”and that is what we strive to be – Women at our best helping other women to be their best.

Improving Lives

Improving Lives

Educate, Empower, Enable – these are the ways in which Soroptimists around the globe help women improve their lives.
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Every girl deserves the chance
to live her dream!

2017 July News From President Marlene

“We are Sisters Serving the Community” The theme I chose for the 2017-18  SILM year,  is from the song “We Are Family”  by Sister Sledge.  I chose this theme because I think it exemplifies the goals and visions of Soroptimists.  Every time I hear the song on the...

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2017 June News from President

In the fall of 1974, I was a brand new freshman at SDSU, having only just graduated from high school that spring. I remember looking around my first chemistry class of about 75 students and counting only two women, another student and me. This was typical at the time....

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