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Soroptimist International of the Americas
A global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment

Soroptimist Programs

The Live Your Dream: Education & Training Awards for Women program assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.  Each year, more than $1.6 million in education grants are awarded to more than 1,200 women, many of whom have overcome enormous. Recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with attaining higher education.  
 Dream It Be ItDream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. Dream It, Be It targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success. It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams.    
Soroptimist STOP Trafficking, a project that raises awareness about the sex trafficking of women and girls, and seeks to encourage citizens, law-makers and service providers to focus on this global problem.    
Soroptimist Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence, an awareness campaign that targets domestic violence as a workplace concern.    
Soroptimist Club Grants for Women and Girls was introduced in 1997 to help clubs meet community needs through financial assistance with local community projects that improve the lives of women and girls. The Soroptimist organization funds about $175,000 each year in Soroptimist Club Grants. 
Soroptimist Disaster Grants for Women and Girls targets the special needs of women and girls during natural and man-made disasters.