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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:

2 weeks ago

We had a great time at our Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls conference in June. See below for some of the photos of our day! ... See MoreSee Less

Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls one day conference on June 28, 2017 was a great success! Dream Boards, career presentations, journal writing and healthy snacks were some of the highlights....

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2 weeks ago

Join us at Chili's Grill & Bar in the Capitola Mall on August 22nd! Bring a copy of the flyer below and 10% of your purchase will be donated to our club. ... See MoreSee Less

Chili's Fundraiser

August 22, 2017, 11:00am - August 22, 2017, 10:00pm

Join us at Chili's Grill & Bar in the Capitola Mall on August 22nd! Bring a copy of the flyer below and 10% of your purchase will be donated to our club.

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