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What is Soroptimist International?

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Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who contribute time and financial support to community–based and international projects that improve the lives of women and girls.

Greetings from President Sparkle:

Welcome to the Soroptimist International of Woodbridge, VA Website. Please use the links provided to discover all the advantages of volunteering as a member of Soroptimist International. Contact us with any questions you may have about becoming a member or if you would like to attend a dinner meeting to hear a guest speaker or to support our local club's service projects.


Our Meetings

We meet monthly September through June on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Westminster of Lake Ridge, 12191 Clipper Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22192 in the Potomac Room. We have a full dinner and a guest speaker followed by the business meeting. The public is invited to attend our meetings. Advance notice for the dinner head count is requested; please call 703-642-2248 to arrange your visit.

Vision and Mission

VISION: Be the voluntary service organization chosen by all business and professional women
committed to improving the lives of women and girls. We will share our time, talents and
financial resources to enrich our communities. Together, we will:

Improve the lives of women and girls

Help women achieve economic and political equality

Serve as a global voice for women

Provide outstanding leadership development opportunities for women

Enhance world peace and understanding


     To improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world.

CORE VALUES: Soroptimist International of the Americas is committed to:

          International Goodwill and Understanding

               Volunteer Action

                    Leadership Development

                         Fellowship and Diversity

MEMBERSHIP Provides many advantages:

    Direct involvement in local, national and international service projects

    Professional growth and leadership development

    Networking for business as well as social interaction

    Heightened awareness and appreciation of cultures throughout the world

    Unity and purpose through working with others to achieve common goals

    Pride in knowing membership contributes to and upholds the ideals of world peace and harmony

    Feelings of usefulness, well-being and accomplishment achieved through participation in projects addressing the needs of women

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Soroptimist International of Woodbridge:


Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Almost 95,000 Soroptimists in 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community–based and international projects that benefit women and girls.

Our projects are 100% financed through the generous contributions made by private donors and sponsors.  Please consider donating to these worthy causes today:


  CFC #   9346 The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) number for Soroptimist International is 9346

The name, Soroptimist, means "best for women," and that's what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.

Soroptimist members belong to local clubs, which determine the focus of volunteer work to their communities. Club projects range from renovating domestic violence shelters and providing mammograms to low-income women, to sponsoring self-esteem workshops for teenage girls. In addition, Soroptimists participate in organization-wide programs including the:

Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Awards

Soroptimist Club Grants for Women and Girls

Soroptimist Making a Difference for Women Ruby Award

Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award

Soroptimist Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence

Soroptimists STOP Trafficking

Clubs also participate in the Live Your Dream campaign, which encourages all women to live their dreams while helping others to do the same.

Soroptimist Vision/Mission




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