Soroptimist International. Soroptimist International or the Americas. Quick Review. 1) Organizational Structure: Soroptimist International Federations: SIA – Americas SIE – Europe SIGBI – Great Britain SISWP – South West Pacific SIA: Golden West Region (GWR) : AZ, CA, NM, TX
Soroptimist International or the Americas
1) Organizational Structure: Soroptimist International
Federations: SIA – Americas SIE – Europe SIGBI – Great Britain SISWP – South West Pacific
SIA: Golden West Region (GWR): AZ, CA, NM, TX
Districts: District 1(SI Corona belongs to this district)District 2 District 3 District 4
4) How many Soroptimist members around the world?
There are almost 100,000 Soroptimist in about 120 countries.
Soroptimist International of the Americas, which is part of Soroptimist International, has clubs in 19 countries and territories: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, United States and Venezuela.
5) What does the word “Soroptimist: mean?
“Best for women”
1) Soroptimist Programs:
In order to accomplish our goal, the organization sponsors several international programs. Our major service project:
Women’s Opportunity Awards which assist women by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and job prospects.
Other programs include:
-Soroptimist club Grants for Women & Girls
-Soroptimist Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence
-Violet Richardson Award
-Making a Difference for Women Award
-Soroptimist Disaster Relief Fund for Women and Girls
International programs: (current program)
-Project Independence: Women Survivors of War assisting women in war-torn countries such as Afghanistan, Bosnia and Rwanda, providing tools and resources to move the women from crisis and poverty into a civil society that promotes and protects peace, stability and self-sufficiency.
Each club also undertakes one or more of their own service projects that benefit women and girls.
2) Promoting the Dream: Recruiting the Next Generation of Soroptimists
As we should diversify and acknowledge generational differences, we should communicate differently to the various generations.
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