Consider the following: One in three women have been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused in their lifetime. According to a recent report, of the 600,000-800,000 people trafficked across international borders annually, 80 percent are female. Women work two-thirds of the world's working hours but earn only 10 percent of the world's income, and own less than 1 percent of the world's property.
Soroptimist is a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
The DREAM IT, BE IT program can help you plan your future! Soroptimist’s Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls helps girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. The program provides girls, like you, with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to
live their dreams.
Named after the Soroptimist First Federation President, Ruby Lee Minar, this award honors non-Soroptimist women who are making extraordinary efforts on behalf of other women to improve their community. This award gives the club and the entire organization the opportunity to say, “thank you” and encourage others to explore ways to assist women.
The organization's major project, this program assists women by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and job prospects.
This award program recognizes girls, ages 14-18, who are making a difference through volunteer service.
This award recognizes achievement for 2 young women intending to pursue their education in the medical field.
This award is given to women pursuing a degree in business.
This award is given to a woman pursuing a degree in environmental sciences.