5 reasons for joining Soroptimist International
Meet women from all walks of life.
Build relationships, share skills, improve leadership skills, network and have fun and fellowship along the way
CONTRIBUTE & COLLABORATE
Improve women and girls wellbeing.
Be part of the conversation regarding issues and challenges facing women and girls in the World today.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Undertake project work to educate, empower and enable women and girls to achieve their full potential.
Advocate for change.
Give back to the community – locally, nationally and internationally.
BE PART OF A GLOBAL ORGANISATION
Connect with Soroptimists worldwide and the United Nations.
Be welcomed at Soroptimist Club Meetings in any of the 123 countries.
Enjoy a variety of social occasions.
Soroptimists are business and professional women who work to maintain high ethical standards in their business and professional life and who use their talents and energy in the service of their local and global communities. Soroptimists form a global movement of women who have accepted the challenge to advance human rights and the status of women.
Membership offers opportunities for personal growth and development as well as for international travel and friendships.
We are an organisation of business and professional women who are able to help women and girls who may have less opportunities than we have. We are women helping other women to do their best.
- 1 in 3 women have been physically, mentally, emotionally or sexually abused in their lifetime.
- 80% people trafficked across international borders are women.
- 2/3rds of illiterate adults are women.
- Girls have received less education than boys on an average of 4.5years.
- We advocate for education for sustainable development and is critical for empowering individuals and communities.
SOROPTIMISTS: EDUCATE TO LEAD, WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS GLOBALLY.
Equality and the empowerment of women and girls is through our service projects at Club, National and International levels.
Join a Club
Locate a club which is located nearest to you. Listen to what some members say about being a Soroptimist, or fill out the membership enquiry form, and we will contact you.
Become an online member
If you couldn't locate a club near you, then you can still become a valuable member of Soroptimist International, by joining one of the online clubs, which meet monthly via their computer. They work on projects, advocate for change and attend regular meetings and conferences, complete the membership enquiry form and someone from the organisation will contact you.
Support us via Social Media
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube, support us by attending one of the many Soroptimist events.
Still have some questions then Contact us for further information.