About Us

Our Mission:

Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.

Our Vision:

Women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.

Core Values:

  • Gender Equality:  Women and girls live free from discrimination.

  • Empowerment:  Women and girls are free to act in their own best interest.

  • Education: Women and girls deserve to lead full and productive lives through access to education.

  • Diversity & Fellowship:  women from varied backgrounds and perspectives work together to improve the lives of women and girls.

On November 28, 1936, Soroptimist International of Modesto was chartered and began serving the community of Modesto, California.  You can also visit us on Facebook at “Soroptimist International of Modesto, Best for Women” where you will find information on our upcoming events and projects.

Today, we are part of a worldwide organization with 76,000 members with clubs located in over 100 countries.  Soroptimist International has been recognized as Non-governmental organization (NGO) by the United Nations since 1984.  As a NGO, the organization has consultative status with the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations and is recognized as an authority on matters that women value most.  Our governing Federation is Soroptimist International of the Americas.

For more information about Soroptimist International of Modesto we invite you to explore our website and if you have any questions please email us at simodesto@soroptimist.net.

If you are interested in becoming a Modesto Member please contact us at simodesto@soroptimist.net

Please join us in making a difference

in the lives of women and girls.

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