Learn about who we are and what we do.

Investing in Dreams

Our Mission.

A global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. 

Our Vision.

Women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.

Core Values.

Soroptimist International of the Americas is committed to:
Gender Equality: Women and girls live free from discrimination.
Empowerment: Women and girls are free to act in their own best interest.
Education: Women and girls deserve to lead full and productive lives through access to education.
Diversity & Fellowship: Women from varied backgrounds and perspectives work together to improve the lives of women and girls.

Our History.

Soroptimist International is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls in our community and throughout the world. We work to achieve this through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Soroptimist International was founded in Oakland, California in 1921. Since then it has grown and we are now represented in more than 120 countries and territories worldwide with 95,000 members. The Greater Santa Clarita Valley Club was chartered in 2008 and positively impacts the lives of women and girls through the Live Your Dream award, the Dream It Be It Program, Educating Women to Lead Scholarships through College of the Canyons and Go Girls Program at the Val Verde Community Center.

The name Soroptimist means “best for women,” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve.

What We Do.

Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley is part of the global volunteer organization Soroptimist International, working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

We are committed to fostering international goodwill and understanding and providing leadership development opportunities and fellowship. Serving as a global voice for women, we advance public awareness of women’s issues and celebrate their contributions and achievements globally and locally.

We dedicate our time and resources to actively serve in our community and build roads of opportunities for local women and girls in crisis to help them reach their full potential.

If you are passionate about making a difference and believe in giving back, then learn about the exciting ways to get involved.

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