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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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[...]

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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