What is Soroptimist:

We are a worldwide organization for women in management and professions working through service projects to advance human rights and the status of women.

"Soroptimist International seeks to recognize the needs of people throughout the world; to initiate awareness, advocacy and action to improve the quality of life; to advance international understanding, goodwill, and peace; and to serve voluntarily using the diverse skills of its members in individual, group and cooperative endeavors."

Mission Statement from the Strategic Plan

Soroptimist Aims:

  • To maintain high ethical standards in business and professional life
  • To strive for human rights for all people and, in particular, to advance the status of women.
  • To quicken the spirit of service and human understanding.
  • To contribute to international understanding and universal friendship.