Mission, Vision, Core Values and Membership



Soroptimist International of Americas  (SIA) improves the lives of women and girls programs leading to social and economic empowerment.


To provide Women and Girls the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams. 

Core Values

The Soroptimist International of the Americas members are  committed to community volunteer services to enhance personal leadership development while gaining a sense of fellowship and diversity.

Membership Benefits

What are the benefits of Membership?

REWARDING – Participating in volunteer community services with rewarding fulfillment of helping others while increasing your personal knowledge and commitment to the prestigious Soroptimist mission, goals and core values. 

STATUS – Soroptimist members are recognized as belonging to the largest  women oriented non-profit service organization in the world.

RECOGNITION – Involvement in significant community projects, awards and scholarships. 

GROWTH – Enhanced personal self-esteem, teamwork, organizational and leadership skills. 

FELLOWSHIP – Lifelong friendships and networking among community leaders in various fields of expertise.


  • If you are you a women dreaming of higher education to better support yourself and your family 
  • If you need a mentor to discuss the path to help achieve your goals and dreams 
  • If you are a young woman of age 14 - 17 who volunteers in our community

Contact us today for your membership information!  Simply send EMail to:  info@soroptimisthdg.org

“Soroptimist is Women Helping Women”

Soroptimist of Havre de Grace, Maryland is looking for applicants to be recognized for their community volunteer work.  Eligible applicants may be recognized and receive monetary cash awards in addition to being presented the Violet Richardson Award.   Visit our  "Downloads & Links" section.

If you are a female head of household enrolled in a university or vocational training....you may be eligible to apply for our Live Your Dream Award.  Visit our "Downloads & Links" section.

Applications are available at www.soroptimist.org

Soroptimist....A service organization of business and professional women dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls in our local communities and throughout the world. 

Interested in a Soroptimist Membership

Want to get involved in volunteer community projects and services? Want to share your talents, expertise and visions?  Want to help make better tomorrow's for young girls and women in our community? 

Contact us, today!