What We Do

Throughout the world, Soroptimist is
helping women and girls to live their dreams
by giving them the resources to create
positive change for themselves, their families, their communities and the world.

Awards & Recognitions
As Soroptimists work to improve the lives of women and girls in their communities
and throughout the world. There are several award & scholarship opportunity available
at the regional and local club level to help meet their mission.
Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women
An identifying project of Soroptimist International of the Americas, this program is intended to assist women entering or re-entering the workforce to obtain the skills and education they need to improve their employment status through higher education. Awards are given at the club level. Club winners go on to district competition. Funded by Soroptimist International of the Americas, the Region winner receives $5000 and continues to compete at the Federation level.
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This is a special award given by the North Central Region for a woman pursuing postgraduate studies. This award of $2000 is given annually through special donations of NCR clubs.
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Girl Programs
Dream It, Be It logo
Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. Dream It, Be It targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success. It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams. Soroptimist clubs will work in partnership with girls in small groups or a conference setting to provide them with the information and resources they want and need to be successful. The topics covered include career opportunities, setting and achieving goals, overcoming obstacles to success and how to move forward after setbacks or failures.
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Soroptimist International

    Soroptimist International

    Soroptimist International, which includes Soroptimist International of the Americas, Soroptimist International of Great Britain & Ireland, Soroptimist International of Europe and Soroptimist International of South West Pacific, is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls.Our network of around 80,000 club members in 132 countries & territories works at a local, national and international level toeducate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls.

    Projects take place all over the world focusing on issues such as Violence Against Women, Safe Sanitation, Displacement, Education, Leadership - anything that effects the lives of women and girls. 

     In 2012, Soroptimists reported on 3,727 projects to promote women and girls' participation in education and leadership, changing 110,000 lives.


Improving the lives of women & girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment
© Copyright 2010 North Central Region Soroptimist International of the Americas. Site last updated September 1, 2010