About Soroptimist

Soroptimist is coined from the Latin “soror” meaning sister, and “optima” meaning best, and is interpreted as “the best for women”. Soroptimists are women at their best helping other women to be their best. Soroptimist International is a worldwide organization of business and professional women who unite to make a difference for women. Read More...

Violet Richardson Awards

Soroptimist Vancouver - Violet Richardson Awards
Are you a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17 who volunteers in your community or school? Who sees challenges instead of obstacles? Hope instead of despair? If you are a young woman who believes in the power of volunteer action, then you may be eligible to win a Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award. Read More...

Soroptimist Vancouver 90th Anniversary

Helen McCrae Awards

Helen McCrae Awards is the Soroptimist International of Vancouver award for Nursing Students in Vancouver area, in memory of Soroptimist Helen McCrae, former Dean of Women at the University of British Columbia, who was a strong advocate for women’s education. Eligibility and Apply online...