About SNR

What is Soroptimist International Sierra Nevada Region:

Soroptimist International Sierra Nevada Region represents over 1600 members in 55 clubs located from Sacramento to Yreka in California and all of the state of Nevada. (If you are from outside this area we can put you in touch with Soroptimist clubs in your area.) Through Soroptimist International we join nearly 80,000 Soroptimists in about 130 countries as “A Global Voice for Women.” Together we make a difference through Awareness, Advocacy and Action. We work together for the betterment of our communities and our world with a major focus on issues affecting women and children.

What is Soroptimist International:

Soroptimist International 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. More than 80,000 Soroptimists in about 130 countries and territories around the world work to support community–based and global projects benefiting women and girls. The organization is particularly concerned with providing women and girls access to education, as this is the most effective path to self-determination.


Women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.


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

Core Values

Gender Equality

Women and girls live free from discrimination.


Women and girls are free to act in their own best interest.


Women and girls deserve to lead full and productive lives through access to education.

Diversity & Fellowship

Women from varied backgrounds and perspectives work together to improve the lives of women and girls.