Soroptimist International was founded in California in 1921. The Greenville club, founded in 1952, joins with approximately 95,000 members in more than 120 countries and territories worldwide to contribute time and financial support to community-based projects that benefit women and girls. The local Greenville club is part of the South Atlantic Region of Soroptmist International of the Americas, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, headquartered 501(c)(3) organization.
Soroptimist means "the best for women." Soroptimist International is the largest professional women's service club in the world committed to ehancing the lives of women and girls!
As an international volunteer association for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls Soroptimists aim to raise awareness of the issues women and girls face and what can be done to help them. Through a recently launched Live Your Dream awareness campaign (www.liveyourdreamcampaign.org) begun during Women's History Month on International Women's Day, in March 2007 Soroptimists aspire to inspire women and girls from all walks of life to realize their full potential.
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SAVE the DATE: Soroptimist Afternoon Tea Party & Recognition Awards Presentation. $30pp | $15 students w/ID. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for early ticket orders!
Deb Sofield Special Guest Speaker
IN RECOGNITION of this year's Women's History Month Soroptimist is celebrating with our annual Reception and Recognition Awards Presentation and are pleased to announce we have once again combined it with the Soroptimist Tea event. The Soroptimist Upstate Women of Distinction Celebration Tea will be held on Sunday, 14 April, 2013 at three o'clock in the afternoon at Twigs Tempietto in Greenville, SC. We will recognize and celebrate the power women have to Apire to Inspire women and girls from all walks of life to live their dreams and encourage them to pass on their good fortune to others.
BREAKING NEWS: [Greenville, SC 1/29/2013] Soroptimist is excited to announce that Deb Sofield, PastPresident of the Women's Campaign School at Yale, award-winningNational Speaker and Executive Speech and Corporate Presentations Coach based here in Greenville, will be the special Rock Star Speaker at this year's Upstate Women of Distinction Celebration Tea. It has been clearly stated that "[Deb] is one of the few women on the speaker's circuit today who can literally, spontaneously and instantaneously transform the quality of your life." Make plans now to join us for an inspiring and insightful lesson by Deb on Sunday April 14th, as she shares how you can show up in life and "Let Your Voice Be Heard" by making a lasting impression!
Aspire to Inspire Other Women and Girls
Aimee Brown, 2011 Women's Opportunity Award Finalist, SIG Pres Priscilla, Valerie Brooks
2011 WOD Poster
Rosa Gonzalez, 2011 Soroptimist Ruby Award Finalist, SIG Pres Priscilla, WOD Co-Chair Catherine Sadler
SI Greenville Guests and members enjoyed a memorable evening at the 2008 Upstate Women of Distinction Celebration at Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce.
We are proud to be listed as Donors on the Greenville Hospital System's Wall of Honor in recognition of our financial support throughout many years. We are also proud sponsors of the Greenville Zoo's Walk of Fame.