So·rop·ti·mist [ sə róptimist ] (plural So·rop·ti·mists): from Latin words “soro” and “optima”, meaning the “Best for Women”
The Soroptimist Mission
“Soroptimist improves the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social & economic empowerment”
Welcome to Soroptimist International of Modesto, a 501(c)3 non-profit service organization for business and professional women. We are part of a worldwide organization, Soroptimist International, whose mission is to improve the lives and women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. As Soroptimists, we strive to achieve the mission by sharing our time, talents and financial resources to enrich our communities.
Soroptimist International of Modesto (SIOM)
Soroptimist International of Modesto is a business woman’s service organization. We devote our efforts to community, regional, national and worldwide service projects. Our service is directed to the following areas: education, environment, health, human rights & status of women, international goodwill & understanding and social & economic development. While giving back to our community is our primary focus, weekly meetings offer professional opportunities and networking for our members. We also provide several scholarships and awards which are given each year to high school and college age students.
Come and join us! Our meetings are on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 12:15 to 1:15 at the Season’s, 945 McHenry Avenue , Modesto . For information: call Debi Campbell at 209-541-6055