We are a worldwide sisterhood of professional women volunteering to improve the lives of women and girls in their local communities, nationally, and throughout the world.
The word "Soroptimist" comes from 2 latin words, "soror" meaning sister and "optima" meaning the best. Hence the translation is "The Best for Women."
Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.
Women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.
Women and girls live free from discrimination
Women and girls are free to act in their own best interest
Women and girls deserve to lead full and productive lives through access to education
Women from varied backgrounds and perspectives work together to improve the lives of women and girls.