Soroptimist Best for Women Logo and Photo

Live Your Dream:  Education & Training Awards for Women

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly known as the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assist 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.

If you know a woman who is the head of her household and needs help continuing her education, suggest that she check out the link below. If she lives in the Long Beach, CA area, she should apply for this award. We are now accepting applicants for grants.

The deadline is November 15.

Dream Big, Fly High with the 2016-2017 Board of Directors

2016-17 Officers

2016-2017 Officers

President Susan Berkman, President Elect Julia McConaghy, Assistant Treasurer Kathy Ward, Recording Secretary Sally Lane, Corresponding Secretary Judy Hirsch, Victoria Wang (accepting for Treasurer Judy Murphy) and Installing Officer Michele Wilkosz

2016-2017 Directors

2016-2017 Directors

Fund Development Lauri Blanchard, Philanthropy Charlene Wynne, Institutional Affairs Renee Simon, Member Services Margie Hersh, Institutional Affairs Minnie Douglas, Communications & Outreach Obi Osae-Brown,  Fund Development Maggie Shapiro

2016 Women Who Make A Difference

Our heartfelt congratulations to the 2016 Honorees.

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Soroptimist International of Long Beach

Soroptimist is a volunteer service organization for professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. The Long Beach club is a part of Soroptimist International of the Americas which has more than 1,300 clubs in 130 countries and territories. Soroptimist clubs receive assistance in their volunteer efforts by participating locally in programs developed and sponsored by the organization. The club is about helping women and girls achieve their potential but it also provides opportunities to build lasting friendships as well as social and business connections for members. The Long Beach club is in the Camino Real Region.