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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:

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Are you cleaning out your closets for the new year? Consider donating your gently-used clothing to Soroptimist International of Capitola by the Sea. When one of these items sells in our local partner store, BFF Boutique: Designer & Vintage RePurposed Fashions, our club will receive half of the proceeds. Send a message to us today to arrange a time to have your items picked up! ... See MoreSee Less

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Santa Cruz Works is launching a technology startup accelerator this Spring, and looking for entrepreneurs to participate. They are especially looking for women entrepreneurs! ... See MoreSee Less

Santa Cruz Works announces Santa Cruz Accelerates - a local tech startup accelerator dedicated to helping early-stage biotech, agtech, transportation/action sports tech, and creative tech startups thr...

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