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.
Approximately 66,000 Soroptimists in 120 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.
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 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
THE 2023-24 LIVE YOUR DREAM AWARDS APPLICATION PORTAL IS OPEN UNTIL NOVEMBER 15TH. MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE AWARDS PAGE.
NEW for summer 2023! Soroptimist International Peterborough has partnered with Canopy Support Services, to deliver our Dream It Be It (DIBI) program at a summer camp. The camp is for youth who have FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder}. There were 9 youth at the camp...
SI Peterborough presented the Making a Difference Awards to recipients at 7 local high schools. The award recipients are selected by the high school staff and awarded by our club members. Pictured below is board member Cec Ayotte with the award recipient from Kenner...
On June 7th, at Bev Merrett's home, SI Peterborough installed the new Board. Jane Crane led the installation using a "soup" analogy. Club President - Tanya Fusco. Past President - Dorothy MacDonald. Co- Treasurers - Irene James and Julie Coleman. Secretary - Linda...
CONGRATULATIONS TO LINDA MCELROY - SOROPTIMIST OF THE YEAR 2023 At our Business Meeting on May 3rd, Marney Horton presented Linda McElroy with the Soroptimist of the Year award. Linda joined the Club in 2016. She has always been involved in many aspects of the Club....
On April 5th we celebrated our award winners. 3 women received Live Your Dream Awards and 2 women - 1 studying at Trent University and 1 at Fleming College - received awards. Hearing their stories about the challenges that they face and their persistence and...