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!

Support our non-profit organization by making a tax-deductible contribution!

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:

12 hours ago

The AAUW Santa Cruz County - CA Branch and League of Women Voters is putting on an information event about Human Trafficking. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about how this affects our community. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 days ago

Such a great way to bring positivity to schools!

Growing pains we experience in middle school can feel like there's nowhere to turn. Staff members gave these kids an option. (via Humankind Stories)
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Throwback Thursday to our Shakespeare Volunteer Appreciation Night - We had a wonderful season thanks to all our helpers! And to all those who helped us celebrate it, glad you could come out, we had a great time. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook