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

We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Soroptimist International – stay tuned for updates.

News

Soroptimist International Peterborough Awards – April 7th 2021

Soroptimist International Peterborough Awards – April 7th 2021

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 100 years

Soroptimist International is celebrating 100 years

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...

Academic Awards 2020-21- Fleming College & Trent University

Academic Awards 2020-21- Fleming College & Trent University

APPLY NOW for our $2000. post-secondary awards. Are you a full time student at Trent University or Fleming College? Are you a woman? Do you volunteer? Apply by February 28th. Click on the link below to find the application form. soroptimistpeterborough.ca/awards

Taste of  the World “fun”raiser launched on November 30th

Taste of the World “fun”raiser launched on November 30th

What is “Taste of the World”? This is a unique social media campaign. It is a "Virtual Travel Experience”. It brings together food, family and friends during a time when COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives. Our donors will hear from families around the world, see...