Soroptimist International is an organization of business and professional women who are workng to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Almost 95,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects that benefit women and girls.
SIMS welcomed Min Min Thaw to a recent Thursday meeting for a wide-ranging discussion on "The Burma We Love." Mary Ellen Shay, Chair of SIMS' Community Assistance Fund, and Judy Scheible presented Dr. Thaw with a check to support her efforts to provide health care services to women and children in her native country.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson led the rallying chant, "Be nice! Work hard! Climb the mountain to college!" It was the end of year celebration for Reading Partners students, volunteers, staff and parents at Ethel Phillips Elementary School. The program completed its first year on campus and has become a central part of our club's Ethel's Village project.
Feb 5, 2015Program: February Business Meeting
Feb 12, 2015Program: Daniel Hernandez, Ethel Phillips Elementary
Daniel Hernandez, principal of Ethel Phillips Elementary, will be on hand to give an in-depth and the community and culture of this school that is so dear to our hearts. You can hear firsthand about the impact that Soroptimists are having on the children in our Ethel's Village programs.
Feb 19, 2015Program: Fran Halbaken, Sacramento Railyards Project
Nov 14, 2015International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.