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Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Soroptimist membership connects women to each other, to their local communities and to the world community. We focus on issues such as domestic violence, poverty, sexual harassment, inequities in the workplace, and other challenges unique to today’s women.

We’ve launched the first Santa Cruz County Women’s Business Directory and want YOU to be a part of it. If you own or run a business in SC County, go to our directory page to submit a listing and be included…it’s FREE!

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Soroptimist International of Capitola By-the-Sea is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Tax ID 94-9771973.

The Latest News:

1 week ago

Join us Thursday March 1st for a mixer at New Bohemia Brewing Company. Come enjoy some good beer and the company of some great ladies! ... See MoreSee Less

Soroptimist Mixer - New Bohemia

March 1, 2018, 5:00pm - March 1, 2018, 7:00pm

Soroptimist International Capitola-by-the-Sea Chapter is having its monthly get-together. Come join us for some drinks, appetizers and some social time!

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3 months ago

Don't forget to stop by Shadowbrook tonight for dinner and/or a drink! Tell them you're supporting the Soroptimists and 1/3 of the money spent will be donated to our club. ... See MoreSee Less

An Evening at Shadowbrook

December 5, 2017, 5:00pm - December 5, 2017, 8:30pm

Bring your friends and join Soroptimist International of Capitola-By- The-Sea at Shadowbrook, a restaurant known far and wide for its ambiance as well as its food, for a fund-raising dinner beginning ...

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3 months ago

We are searching for judges to judge our Live Your Dream applications. These are applications for our cash awards to head of household women working towards earning a degree. The time commitment is about 2 hours. Please send us a message if you're interested! ... See MoreSee Less

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