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

Get Involved

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 27 @ 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[...]

2018 April Scribbles

Features: Our 2018 Live Your Dream Awardees, District III Winter Meeting, Dinner at Rachel’s Center for homeless women. Scribbles newsletter covers current events and stories about our club's programs and social activities. Scribbles April 2018

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2015 Mini-Grant Winners Share Their Stories

2015 Mini-Grant Winners Share Their Stories

Le’Andra Hamilton returned to college as an older student, after significant obstacles created a break in her journey to attain a higher education. Poor life decisions she made as a young college student resulted in her being sentenced to state prison at the age of...

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