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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

Meet our new federation President-elect, Dawn Marie Lemonds! ... See MoreSee Less

Our election to fill the 2016-2017 president-elect vacancy is complete. Congratulations to President-elect Dawn Marie Lemonds of Soroptimist International of Newport Harbor Area (Soroptimist Internati...

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1 month ago

Stop by to see the community wall honoring women and girls in Santa Cruz County. ... See MoreSee Less

March is #NationalWomensHistoryMonth and the Santa Cruz County Women's Commission is honoring "Trailblazers" within Santa Cruz County. Congratulations to the Give & Take Club at Pajaro Valley High Sch...

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