Soroptimist International of Calgary is part of an international volunteer organization Investing In Dreams by providing women and girls the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential through educational empowerment.
The name, Soroptimist, means "best for women," and that's what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.
Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization Investing in Dreams by assisting women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. Almost 75,000 Soroptimists in 122 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community based and global projects that benefit women and girls.
Soroptimist International of Calgary
Soroptimist International of Calgary (SIOC) was chartered in 1934. We are a Calgary volunteer organization Investing in Dreams of women and girls through access to education.
Our members are dedicated to empowering the Dreams of women and girls locally and globally.
Our founding members are famous for their pioneering efforts both in their professional and Soroptimist careers. Today our membership spans three generations and many diverse interests but we are united by a desire to volunteer for women in Calgary and around the world.
In the Community
Soroptimist of Calgary members determine the focus of volunteer work in our community. In addition, Soroptimists participate in organization-wide programs including Soroptimist Live YourDream: Education and Training Awards For Women (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards), and the Soroptimist Dream It Be It Program, and Live Your Dream.org and Dare To Dream Award. Through these programs we are INVESTING IN DREAMS and empowering women.
Coming from a variety of cultures, ethnic groups and ages, we represent a wide array of members. We believe in the power of the journey together to make the world a meaningful, life-changing learning process in an atmosphere of fun and friendship.