WOMEN

AND GIRLS

WHY DO WOMEN AND GIRLS NEED OUR HELP?

Throughout history women and girls face additional obstacles and discrimination solely because of their gender. As an organization of business and professional women we feel uniquely qualified to help women and girls live their dreams.


Since the Live Your Dream Awards program began in 1972, about $30 million in education grants have been disbursed to assist tens of thousands of women achieve their dreams of a better life for themselves and their families. In 2007, the program received the Associations Advance America Summit Award—ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership's highest level of recognition.



There are many ways to get involved with Soroptimist International of Alpine, including volunteering opportunities, online advocacy, joining our online community and closest to home... joining our Alpine club.  We are always seeking new members!


! Our Mission

UPCOMING EVENTS

Reach Out

Work with women in Alpine and make a difference

WOMEN

MAKING AN IMPACT

Soroptimist international OF alpine

Women Working for the Betterment of Women and Girls

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quick facts

  • One in three women have been beaten, coerced Into sex or otherwise abused in their lifetime.
  • Women represent 40 percent of the world’s labor force but hold just 1 percent of the world’s wealth. 
  • Of the more than 110 million children not in school, approximately 60 percent are girls.
  • Two-thirds of the 880 million illiterate adults are women.
  • Two million girls and women are subjected to female genital mutilation every year, and thousands suffer needlessly from obstetric fistula.
  • According to a recent report, of the 600,000-800,000 people trafficked across international borders annually, 80 percent are female. 

Why women & girls?

Soroptimist improves the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.  We strive to help women and girls gain the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.


BUNCO NIGHT at the Alpine Women's Club on Friday, October 21, 2016.  Please join us for a fun night of Bunco, raffles, food, drinks and prizes!  


Join Us

Soroptimist International of Alpine is a group of women who believe in the power of joining together to accomplish great things in support of women and girls.  

Soroptimist's mission is to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. In order to accomplish this goal, the organization administers several international programs and grants.  Learn more about out programs and how to get involved.



HELPING

IMPROVE LIVES