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
We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Soroptimist International – stay tuned for updates.
FRIENDSHIP LINKS - celebrating our 75 year anniversary with memories Led by member Joyce Fee, SI Peterborough has renewed our Friendship Link with Soroptimist International Lisburn, Ireland. We have been friends since the early 1990’s but have not been in touch...
Congratulations to Catalina Malin, the 2021 Soroptimist of the Year (SOY) for SI Peterborough. This exciting news was announced at our May 5th business meeting. Catalina has been a member of SI Peterborough since 2002. She has held various positions with the club on a...
Did you know that Senator Iva C. Fallis was an honourary charter member of SI Peterborough in 1945? Senator Fallis was appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister R.B. Bennett in 1935 and was the second female Senator in Canada. Fallis is back left in the photo below....
Soroptimist International Peterborough 2021 Academic Awards were presented on April 7th Each year Soroptimist Peterborough presents awards to women in the Peterborough area. The Live Your Dream (LYD) Awards are presented to 2 deserving women who are pursuing...
Soroptimist International is celebrating our 100 year Anniversary and SI Peterborough is celebrating our 75th Anniversary. We have a lot to celebrate in 2021! We will be sharing our stories throughout the year on social media and on our website. Stay tuned for details...