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

APPLY NOW for the Live Your Dream Awards – November 15th deadline 


What a celebration!

What a celebration!

BIG thanks to Delta Bingo and Gaming for their financial support. Photo courtesy of PTBOCanada https://www.ptbocanada.com/journal/soroptimist-international-peterborough-donates-to-five-community-partners-on-75th-anniversary  

September Social – celebrating 75 years

September Social – celebrating 75 years

Thanks to the event organizing committee, Marney, Mary-Lynn and Julie for putting on such a wonderful event.  Thanks to our sponsors of the event Robert E. Young Construction and Jesse's Tap and Grill. Check out these very happy faces.      ...

Memories – our stories

Memories – our stories

To celebrate our 75th Anniversary, members were asked to share their fondest Soroptimist memories. Click on each of the links to read the stories. These are our stories: Memories by Dianne Nielsen PHILADELPHIA STORY Memories by Eileen Convention in Taipei (2008)...

Fashion Fundraiser

Fashion Fundraiser

Style Boutique has partnered with us to donate 20% of all sales (regular priced merchandise) from Sunday September 12th to Saturday September 18th. You can shop in store or online at https://styleboutique.ca/  Your name will also be entered into a draw when you shop...