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Soroptimist International of

San Francisco

"I was genuinely thrilled to discover that opportunities like these exist for women in circumstance similar to mine. It's incredibly empowering and fills me with hope that my daughter too, will have bright academic future. As a first-generation college graduate, receiving this additional support and opportunity feels immensely rewarding and encouraging."

"I couldn't stop thinking how lucky I was and how these women must've saw something in me that I couldn't see in myself at that time. Again. thank  you so much from the bottom of my heart. I am honored and proud and hope that one day I can give back to others in the way you have given back to me."

   Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.

   Soroptimist clubs have helped hundreds of thousands of women and girls to be strong, powerful, and successful for the last 100 years. Our members’ energy, passion and commitment drives this important work. The Soroptimist International of San Francisco club is discussing how we can have an even greater impact by helping more women and girls in our community.

 

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SOROPTIMIST -Investing inDREAMS

WomenHelping WomenSucceed!

what we do

Who we serve?

We serve women and girls in who live, work or are educated in San Francisco. 

- 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

- Girls in elementary and high school who face obstacles to their future success.

Live Your Dream

The Live Your Dream Awards offers three levels of cash awards. Eligible applicants can submit their application between August 1 - November 15. Ultimately, a Live Your Dream Awards finalist has the potential to receive up to $16,000 to help offset tuition costs, purchase books, get transportation, or find reliable childcare so she can worry less about how to pay her bills and focus on reaching her dreams.

Dream It, Be It Mentorship Program

Soroptimist’s global program – Dream It, Be It: Career Support provides girls with access to professional role models, career education & resources to live their dreams. Career support includes help & assistance to pursue an occupation that will offer opportunities for long-term success. The skills they learn in Dream It, Be It will help them regardless of the career they choose to pursue.

Georgia McHugh Scholarship

The scholarship recognizes high school senior girls or female identified people who have demonstrated outstanding scholastic achievements, leadership and community service. Every year Soroptimist International of San Francisco awards one to two scholarships in the amount of  $5,000. Recipients of the scholarship will also be mentored by our club members during their entire college career.

Througout history and still to this day,women and girls world wide face obstaclessolely because of their gender. Theydisproportionately suffer from poverty anddiscrimination. It is for this reason that Soroptimistchooses to focus on the special challengesfacing women and girls.

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Soroptimist means "Best for Women"and we strive to be an organization ofwomen at their best, helping other womento be their best. As a volunteer organizationof women, we feel uniquely qualified to helpwomen and girls live their dreams

Our name means....

BEST FOR WOMEN

The organizers of the recent Dream It, Be It project from SI/Mandaluyong (Philippines) found great success in collaborating with their local schools, ensuring that they had support from teachers and school coordinators to conduct their program. Club members also were successful in their online mentoring meetings, as both the participants and the mentors enjoyed the interactive online small groups

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

EXCITING NEW! 

We've shaken things up to make our monthly meetings even more amazing and accessible to all!

We meet on the 3rd WEDNESDAY of the month for our monthly hybrid (zoom and in person) Business Meetings

Every quarter our monthly Business Meeting will be a luncheon to be held on a Saturday or Sunday.

Our Board Meetings are NOW held the 1st WEDNESDAY of the month at 6:00 PM via Zoom. All members and their guests are welcome.

At our regular Business Meetings we enjoy socializing from 6:00 to 6:30 pm and start the  Meeting at 6:30 pm.

We feature interesting speakers on women-focused topics almost every month.

Please join us!

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