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.
La Mesa Soroptimist Members

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Do you have a passion for helping women and girls? We offer a variety of ways to be involved in what we do.

Every girl deserves the chance
to live her dream!

Upcoming Events

7:00 am Pre-Thanksgiving Community Break... @ Handlery Hotel San Diego
Pre-Thanksgiving Community Break... @ Handlery Hotel San Diego
Nov 22 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Pre-Thanksgiving Community Breakfast @ Handlery Hotel San Diego | San Diego | California | United States
The Annual Thanks-for-Giving Community Breakfast is made possible by sponsors and hosted by the Soroptimist International of La Mesa, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and[...]

November News from President Marlene

Can you believe it?....fall is here and the holidays are around the corner. Soroptimists have all been busy with fundraisers for the LIVE YOUR DREAM (LYD) awards. SILM had a fundraiser in October at Sammy’s. It was well attended and the money raised will help with our...

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2017 October News from President Marlene

I hope everyone is enjoying the cooler weather while we have it. Now that Fall has begun, High Schools, Colleges and Universities are all back in session. So, this is the time of year that we continue to work on our mission of helping to improve the lives of women and...

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