Our Passion is helping Women & Girls lead a better life!
The name Soroptimist means “best for women.
That is what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women be their best. Soroptimist members belong to local clubs, like ours, which deliver the "Dream Programs" of Soroptimist International of the Americas to their communities.
Our Signature Programs span all Soroptimist International Regions...
Live Your Dream Award...assisting women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects ...along with many local projects such as renovating domestic violence shelters and providing mammograms to low-income women, to sponsoring self-esteem workshops for teenage girls.
Please save the date and support our SWEET DREAMS silent auction, raising money to help support our signature program "Live Your Dream Award" 2021
This program is free and open to all girls in high school - hold the date for Sunday October 11 at 7:30 pm. More details and registration info to follow!
Do you know a girl in highschool who is thinking about what she wants to do for her career? The Soroptimist Dream it Be it program is open to all girls in post-secondary school and it's free!
Invite her to join us on Sunday October 11th at 7:30pm ET to celebrate International Day of the Girl. We have an exciting announcement about our guest speaker! Follow us here for more details... registration opens soon.
...career support for Girls (career opportunities, setting and achieving goals, overcoming obstacles to success and how to move forward after setbacks or failures, etc)
DREAM IT, BE IT" MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
"No one has the right to bring you down" - powerful words In the midst of a global recession, women’s rights and gender equality are taking centre stage in 2020. This year's theme for International Women’s Day (8 March 2020) was, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. This message is equally critical as we celebrate the International Day of the Girl (11 October 2020).
... and our Local Programs benefit women & girls in Thunder Bay & surround, directly