Why Become a Soroptimist?

Learn why being a Soroptimist is so special

Ask yourself a few questions:

  • When you think of yourself as a woman, do you group yourself with just your culture, religion or race? Or do you see yourself as part of all women everywhere and from all backgrounds?
  • Are you a professional women who wishes to improve the lives of women and girls in an atmosphere of support, friendship and fun?
  • Are you looking to volunteer and make a difference in your community and the world at large?

Soroptimist is an international organization. Almost 100,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects benefiting women and girls.

WITH AL GOOD WORK, MEMBERS SHARE THAT THEY RECEIVE MORE THAN THEY EVER GIVE.

They receive:

Fulfillment

Working on projects that improve the lives of women and girls leads to personal satisfaction and recognition from the community.

Friendship

Cultivating relationships with other women who have similar interests and values is a central aspect of Soroptimist membership.

Diversity

Meeting and learning about women from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and participating in projects that address the needs of women throughout the globe.

Networking

Associating with other women representing a variety of professions facilitates valuable business contacts.

Leadership

Developing skills at the club level results in enhanced professional capabilities as well as leadership opportunities at all levels of the organization.

Mentoring

Reaching out to women at the beginning of their professional lives provides an avenue for Soroptimist members to serve as mentors.

Convenience 

Belonging to an association with organized programs and professionally developed resources frees members from administrative constraints, while enabling them to concentrate on providing volunteer service.