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.
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
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We have been collecting 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 from Betty Verner - Cameron House Memories. Phyllis...
On November 15th, at the One Roof Community Centre (ORCC) on Brock Street, Soroptimist International Peterborough (SIP) donated gift bags to One Roof clients. These bags were filled by SIP members and include items such as socks, gloves, water bottles, Tim Hortons...
From the Soroptimist Archives - In 1946 Soroptimists held a reception for delegates to UN conferences, which included Eleanor Roosevelt, and in 1948, the Soroptimist International Association was awarded Consultative status with UNESCO. The Association was awarded...
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
On October 1st at 1:00 at the Ashburnham Memorial Park on Armour Hill, Soroptimist International Peterborough (SIP) will be presenting cheques to recognize their partners. These partners dedicate their time supporting women and girls in our community. Cheques will be...