Soroptimist Raleigh

We Empower Women & Girls
 
We are a local club of Soroptimist International. Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.

 

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The name, Soroptimist, means “best for women,” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.

How We Empower Girls & Women 

Soroptimist Raleigh is a local club of Soroptimist International. Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.  Our service projects collaborate extensively with women’s groups, governmental agencies, educators, international and statewide coalitions, and concerned citizens.   In terms of our local service projects:

Preparing Girls & Women for Success

We promote career and life success for women in need along with support for life skills and leadership educational opportunities for girls.

Ending Violence Against Girls & Women

We promote an END to violence against women.

Empowering Women Throughout the Globe

We support the worldwide efforts of Soroptimist International.

Global Impact

Founded in 1921, Soroptimist is a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.  Approximately than 80,000 Soroptimists in 130 countries and territories support community–based and global projects benefiting women and girls. Soroptimist International is particularly concerned with providing women and girls access to education, as this is the most effective path to self-determination.

Soroptimist International is honored to have a consultative status with the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council. As a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), we are a global voice for women promoting awareness, advocacy, and action.
 

Soroptimist is a global women’s organization.

Soroptimist members throughout the globe volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

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Soroptimist’s Online Community

 

LiveYourDream.org is an online volunteer network, a self motivated community of people who wish to support women and girls in their quest to improve their lives, while gaining inspiration in their own lives.  Sign up at liveyourdream.org!

Real Stories

Here are a few stories of some recipeints of the Live Your Dream Awards.  Perhaps they will encourage you to take the steps to achieve your dreams, big or small.

2019 Live Your Dream Awards

2019 Live Your Dream Awards

This award offers financial assistance to women who need education or skills training to enter or re-enter the workforce.  The awards are designed to give women heads of household, who are the primary source of financial support for their families, the...

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2018 LYD Awardees

2018 LYD Awardees

Meet Our 2018 Awardees First Place Awardee: SHENITA D.$5,000 Cash Award Shenita will receive her Bachelor of Science in Genetics from NC State University this spring. Her goal is to work in research and ultimately to attain a future dual degree in law and...

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2017 LYD Awardees

2017 LYD Awardees

Meet Our 2017 Awardees First Place Awardee:  NINA MEDJIBE$5,000 Cash Award Nina Flore Medjibe Mapouka is working diligently to achieve her goal of becoming a Registered Nurse and fulfilling her dream of serving people. Nina finished the first phase of her...

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