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They believed they could…and they did….9 Empowered women who defied the odds and succeeded in making a difference or changing the status quo…from Oprah Winfrey to Lydie Hakizimana. “DESPITE the voices of skepticism, she believed in her instinct. She set up … Continue reading
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Join with Soroptimists all around the globe in putting an end to human trafficking…especially women! This January learn how to recognize the signs of human trafficking and where to report it. … Continue reading
Gender Equality needs to be the norm globally not the exception and our work as Soroptimists to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment does make a difference. The Sustainable Development Goals … Continue reading
“To be empowered means to be in control of your life, aware of your capabilities, and ready to take on even your biggest dreams. An empowered woman is someone who knows her strengths and isn’t afraid to embrace them. Empowered women aren’t perfect; in … Continue reading
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which first began in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence as a Day of Unity to connect battered women’s advocates across the country. “Every October, we rededicate ourselves to breaking the cycle. … Continue reading
What a great way to start the new 2018-19 year! Our first Program Meeting focused on members: new, potentially new and very seasoned plus, we introduced our two new, “adopted” Dolly Wakeham moms for the year and their children. Parliamentarian, … Continue reading
“Gratitude Day is celebrated annually on the 21st September. The celebration of Gratitude Day allows both individual citizens and organisations within wider society to celebrate the broad meaning of gratitude in a variety of ways. Origins The celebration started in … Continue reading
We are so excited to welcome new member, Mary Chiapetta…and we thank long walks on the beach with Christine Soresi for introducing Mary to Soroptimist International of Huntington Beach. To help you get to know Mary a little better, here … Continue reading
Soroptimist International Huntington Beach enjoys a very long-standing relationship with Project Self-Sufficiency (PSS). Both organizations have complimentary missions: to improve the lives of women and their children through access to education. The following is taken directly from their website: “Project … Continue reading
For the last 4 years, River, our Belgian Sheepdog, has been the SI Huntington Beach Spokes-Dog. It all began in 2014, when River and I walked 3 miles round trip from our home to the Huntington Beach Pier to raise … Continue reading