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.
Our 2021-22 board was installed at the June 2nd business meeting. Welcome to our new board member, Tanya Fusco and congratulations to our new President, Dorothy MacDonald. The board members and positions are as follow: President – Dorothy Macdonald President-Elect –...
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. Marney Horton (SOY 2020) presented Catalina with her plaque on May 27th. Catalina has been a member...
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...