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Soroptimist International of Europe

Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to improve the lives of women and children 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 € 7,619,441 for 2,966 different projects that have directly
    benefitted 1,265,604 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
    € 7,619,441
    Funds raised for projects
    Projects reported
    Women and girls helped
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Message from the President

Women can’t wait another 20 years!

This year, I once again had the honour to lead Soroptimist International of Europe’s delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations in New York. The 59th session, which took place between March 9-20, was a thoroughly important event for women’s rights as it marked the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action and was the occasion to make(...)


Soroptimist Calendar

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  • MAY 30 2015

    SIE Governors' Meeting (Lisbon)

    The annual general assembly of Soroptimist International of Europe will take place in Lisbon(...)
  • MAY 02 2015

    Chartering of SI Club Bonn (Germany)

    Ulla Madsen, President of Soroptimist International of Europe, is proud to announce that she will(...)
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  • Soroptimist International Convention 2015

    We are delighted to announce great news about the SI Istanbul Convention! The 20th SI Convention will be held in Istanbul on 09 - 12 July, 2015. Turkish Soroptimists are proud and excited to host(...)
  • A warm Welcome to SI Gulf-Dubai: The first Soroptimist Club in the Gulf region!

        On 24 April 2015, SIE President Ulla Madsen, together with SIE Extension Chair Maria Luisa Frosio, had the immense pleasure of chartering Club Gulf-Dubai composed of 32 dynamic members. The(...)
  • Nepal Earthquake – Our deepest condolences

    We, the members of Soroptimist International of Europe convey our condolences and sympathy to the sisters of the Club of Kathmandu and the whole people of Nepal and all human beings struck by this(...)
  • SOROPTIMIST LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 2015 - Apply before May 15th 2015 !

    Dear SOROPTIMIST sisters! It is our great pleasure to announce that we are moving forward towards the second edition of the Soroptimist Leadership Academy! Everybody nowadays speaks about the(...)
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