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Best for Women

100th Anniversary

Historical PowerPoint

Learn about the nine trailblazing women who worked with Stuart Morrow to found the first club in "The Beginning of Soroptimist.” Download this historical PowerPoint from our Celebration in a Box to share with your club as a fun, celebratory activity!

Shop the Anniversary Collection

Just in! Order your new, limited edition, colorful scarf (item #155) to commemorate our bright past and brilliant future. Shop this scarf and the entire 100th anniversary collection today! Your purchases support our 2021-2031 Big Goal to help half a million women and girls.

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Program

Dream It, Be It

Has your club delivered a Dream It, Be It project (including virtually) this year? Be sure to report it to SIA by June 1 so we know about your club’s hard work to increase education for girls!

Live Your Dream Awards

Now that your club has selected your Live Your Dream Award recipient, consider if your club can support her beyond the cash award! Additional encouragement for her and her family can show that your club is truly invested in her success.

Soroptimist Celebrating Success Awards

The deadline to submit your club projects for region Soroptimist Celebrating Success Awards will be here before you know it! Be sure to send your submissions to your SCSA region chair by July 1

Investing in Women

Sandra received a Live Your Dream Award and is on the successful path to living her dream and creating a better life for her family, because of contributions made by our generous clubs and donors from around the world. As sexual abuse survivor and mother of four, she has pushed through her obstacles because, “I want to show my children that even through all the messy obstacles it can be done, and goals can be reached”.

There are so many women like Sandra that need our help. Make a Club Giving contribution to help more women overcome challenges and meet their goals.

GIVE NOW

Retirement Planning Webinar

SIA’s corporate partner Adrienne Horen of Janney will present a webinar on May 12 at 7:00 PM ET on retirement planning. She will cover rising medical costs, longer term care and how to evaluate your assets and create a financial plan for yourself. She will also answer your questions. Register here.
 

Things to Know

  • The ballot to elect SIA’s 2021-2022 President-elect is now open through April 29. The links to access the electronic ballot were sent to clubs in good standing at their @soroptimist.net club email address on February 26. Resumes and videos for both candidates can be found on the SIA website.
  • SI is accepting applications for the volunteer role of SI Director of Advocacy for the 2022-2023 biennium through April 26.

Member Engagement

Awesome Agendas

As you prepare for club meetings, check out this tip for creating an engaging and effective agenda, which is more important than ever in a virtual meeting environment.

Soroptimist Forward

Host a virtual scavenger hunt, share recipes, or host a skills session! Explore these tools and more to connect with members in your club and region in the Member Engagement section of our digital toolkit.

Countdown to Region Conferences

Your region conferences are starting soon! Thank you for being safe and meeting virtually this year. SIA has prepared an array of tools to help region leaders enrich, engage, and inform your events including videos, presentations, and fun activities. Don’t forget, your conference is also a great opportunity to celebrate our 100th anniversary. You can incorporate our new zoom backgrounds, play historical trivia, or show off your commemorative jewelry! Please share with us any fun engagement or 100th anniversary activities from your conference using the hashtag #SIARegionConference2021. We might share them on social media! 

Soroptimists At Work

NBC 7 San Diego highlighted our Live Your Dream Awards and the story of recipient Colleen Murphy from SI/San Diego, CA (Desert Coast Region). Colleen is a single mom of a one-year-old son, a student and hopes to one day become a lawyer and senator.

Discover More: Reading to Empower & Inspire

 📚 She Defied the Odds, and Defined Her Future
 🌎 Joint Statement on International Women's Day
 📖  Meet 30 Inspirational Women this Women's History Month
 

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