Improving the lives of women and girls
• We are part of Soroptimist International (SI) , a network of clubs throughout the world with 80,000 members in 130 countries and territories throughout the world.
• SI's consultative status with the United Nations, brings international attention to issues of women and girls.
• Through SI's advocacy efforts, campaigns and programs we create better lives for women and girls worldwide.
• As a member of Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) we support programs that better the lives of women and girls at the national level. SIA programs and campaigns include:
• Live Your Dream Awards - club level winners have the opportunity to win additional awards
• Live It Dream It - an new program that provides girls with tangible strategies to accomplish their career goals
• Campaigns to stop domestic violence and trafficking.
• Live Your Dream Awards help local women who, having overcome personal obstacles, are supporting a family as they pursue an educational goal.
• Komfort Kits provide useful comfort items for women facing a mastectomy
• Safety Town is a fun summer program specifically designed to teach basic safety skills to children entering kindergarten or first grade.
• Dream It - Be It, our new mentoring program for girls, is in the planning stage .