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Soroptimist International of Europe

Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to improve the lives of women and girls through our global network of members and international partnerships.

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    Soroptimist projects
    are running as we speak!
    Every day, 35,000 Soroptimists across Europe, Africa and the Middle East
    work on concrete projects focused on education, empowerment,
    and the creation of enabling opportunities to improve the
    lives and status of women and girls.
    Since October 2012, the members of Soroptimist International of Europe
    have raised € 14,839,779 for 6,343 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 1,681,152 women and girls.
    This demonstrates that small scale projects, together, can have
    a huge impact on improving the lives of women and girls.
    Members of Soroptimist
    € 14,839,779
    Funds raised for projects
    Projects reported
    Women and girls helped
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Message from the President

Peace and goodwill for the holidays! 
2016 has not been an easy year. We’ve seen political upheaval, natural disasters and horrific acts of terrorism. These occurrences are obviously out of our control, but we will not let any of them deter us in our resolve. Soroptimists will continue to defend our principles and offer support where we can. We will not allow hate or fear to rule our lives. 

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Soroptimist Calendar

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  • JANUARY 31 2017

    New SIE Clubs!

    SIE Extension Committee is pleased to announce the chartering of new Clubs!

    - Tromsø (Norway) on(...)

  • JANUARY 15 2017

    SI Union of Norway - Education Foundation

    The Union of Norway invites you to submit for grants from the Union's Education Foundation for the(...)
  • JANUARY 15 2017

    Save the Date! SI Club Cortina D'Ampezzo (Italy) invites you to its "Week on the Snow"

    The President Katia Tafner and all the Members are pleased to invite you to attend the 36th(...)
  • JANUARY 08 2017


    Soroptimist International of Yorkshire Region of SIGBI (www.sigbi.org/Yorkshire) is offering a(...)
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  • Women Economic Forum will take place in The Hague 27 – 28 January 2017

    Everyone is welcome and the fee for the 2 days is 50 euro which includes lunch. The organisers invite all of us. There is a WEF in many Soroptimist and Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) countries.
  • Soroptimist International of Europe 21st Congress in Florence, Italy

    The Soroptimist International of Europe 21st Congress will take place in Florence, Italy on 14-16 July 2017. For information, programme and registration, please visite the Congress website at 
  • Best Practice Awards 2017

    Dear Soroptimists, It is again time for the Soroptimist International of Europe Best Practice Awards – a time to celebrate your great work and dedication to improving the lives of women and girls(...)
  • Photo competition 2017 - Through the Eyes of Soroptimists

    Dear Soroptimists, Soroptimist International of Europe is organizing its fourth Photo Competition entitled Through the Eyes of Soroptimists and all members of Soroptimist International of Europe(...)
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