Who We Are

Soroptimist is an international women’s organization whose members work to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to economic and social empowerment.

Almost 95,000 Soroptimists in about 127 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects that benefit women and girls.

As a recognized NGO with a seat at the UN, Soroptimist provides critical leadership and a voice to issues affecting women/girls on a global scale.

Why Soroptimist

Friendship and more friendship!

Active/Engaged members-SI Peterborough

“Giving Back” at home & abroad

Inspiring women to live their dreams!

Commitment to women/girl issues

Travel / International Welcome

Awareness, Advocacy, Action

Together, we make a difference!

Soroptimist Links

Soroptimist International has five Federations, which in turn house regions/unions/districts and/or clubs.

Soroptimist International www.soroptimistinternational.org

Soroptimist International of the Americas: www.soroptimist.org

Live Your Dream Campaign: www.liveyourdream.org

Soroptimist of Eastern Canada Region: www.ecsoroptimist.org

Annual Awards Dinner on April 5th. Time to celebrate our award winners.




One Roof Community Centre received $2000 from our club today with proceeds received from our partnership with Delta BIngo and Gaming. Director Cheyenne accepted the cheque from President Dorothy Macdonald. Also attending were Karen from SI Peterborough and Glenn from...

Homeward Bound receives donation from SI Peterborough

Homeward Bound receives donation from SI Peterborough

We were pleased to present Homeward Bound with a cheque for $1000 and $800 worth of grocery store gift cards (1 for each of their clients). Homeward Bound is a program of Peterborough Housing Corporation. It is a 4 year wrap around educational program for single Moms...

Women’s Rights Are NOT Negotiable

Women’s Rights Are NOT Negotiable

Soroptimist International Peterborough (SIP) reaffirms Women's Rights.  The current context, including the United States court decision to overturn Roe vs Wade (June 24, 2022) AND the protests occurring in Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini (September 2022). She was a...

Delta Bingo and Gaming Partnership

Delta Bingo and Gaming Partnership

Soroptimist International Peterborough partnered with Kawartha Bingo Sponsors Association Inc. at Delta Bingo and Gaming Centre in 2019.  All proceeds from our partnership support our signature programs (Live Your Dream and Dream It Be It ) as well as local projects...

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