Soroptimist is an international women’s 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 about 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects that benefit women and girls.

Upcoming Events

Nov 25, 2015

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.

Dec 2, 2015

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, recalls the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV)of 2 December 1949).

Dec 10, 2015

Human Rights Day: SI December 10th Appeal

Every year, on Human Rights Day (December 10) the President of Soroptimist International selects a project that provides direct assistance to women in extreme need.

Jan 1, 2016

New Year's Day

New Year's Day, January 1.

Latest News and Blog

Club seeks Harvest Festival Sponsors

We ask you to help us change the lives of women and girls by being a sponsor for our upcoming signature fundraising event this September.  Our annual Harvest Festival, a fun, interactive family event, is an overwhelming success each year.

Club president Connie Kemp and Sofia Tavera

Club Awards & Grants Night distributes $6350

On March 4, 2015, the Soroptimist International Club of Lake Oswego / West Linn held its’ fourth annual Awards & Grants Night at Holy Names Heritage Center on the campus of Marylhurst University.  The club is comprised of residents of the general area with the mission of serving for the better for women and  girls.   Each year the club provides individual awards to young women volunteers, scholarships to single mothers attending post secondary schools and grants to agencies/organizations in Clacka

Danielle Tudor and Brenda Tracy Push for Statute of Limitations Reform

Danielle Tudor and Brenda Tracy are interviewed in Women's ENews.  View the article here:

Changing Law, Changing Culture by Peter Wong

Peter Wong's article is posted in the Portland Tribune, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Our club wishes more of the public be aware of this important legislation.