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 FOR THE TRENT & FLEMING ACADEMIC AWARDS 2022-23  deadline February 28th, 2023

News

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...

2022 Soroptimist of the Year Announced

2022 Soroptimist of the Year Announced

Congratulations MARYLYN WHITE!  Marney Horton presented Marylyn White (left) with the Soroptimist of the Year honour at our May 4th Business Meeting. Marylyn has been a Soroptimist member for 42 years and been involved many committees and events etc. during this time....

Celebrating our 2022 award winners

Celebrating our 2022 award winners

On April 6th, 2022, we celebrated our LIVE YOUR DREAM and Trent University Award winners. This year we gave out 4 Live Your Dream Awards totaling $6500. and 2 Trent University Awards. LIVE YOUR DREAM AWARD WINNERS 1st place winner is Natasha Hall. Natasha is attending...

Why Join Soroptimist?

Why Join Soroptimist?

We invited one of our youngest and newest members (Jaclyn) to share with our community her perspective as a volunteer and a community member. Soroptimist! I like to think of it as my sisterhood of optimists, which really is what we are. “Best for women,” is what it...

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 Trent University and Fleming College Awards – Feb 28th deadline

News

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...

2022 Soroptimist of the Year Announced

2022 Soroptimist of the Year Announced

Congratulations MARYLYN WHITE!  Marney Horton presented Marylyn White (left) with the Soroptimist of the Year honour at our May 4th Business Meeting. Marylyn has been a Soroptimist member for 42 years and been involved many committees and events etc. during this time....

Celebrating our 2022 award winners

Celebrating our 2022 award winners

On April 6th, 2022, we celebrated our LIVE YOUR DREAM and Trent University Award winners. This year we gave out 4 Live Your Dream Awards totaling $6500. and 2 Trent University Awards. LIVE YOUR DREAM AWARD WINNERS 1st place winner is Natasha Hall. Natasha is attending...

Why Join Soroptimist?

Why Join Soroptimist?

We invited one of our youngest and newest members (Jaclyn) to share with our community her perspective as a volunteer and a community member. Soroptimist! I like to think of it as my sisterhood of optimists, which really is what we are. “Best for women,” is what it...