Program areas at SIA
Member support - provide the development, training, programs, tools, materials and support in six languages enabling over 26,000 members in 19 countries and territories to provide women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.
Dream it be it: career support for girls; launched in 2015, serves, as soroprimist's other cornerstone program. the goal of the program is to provide education and role models to empower girls to pursue their career goals and reach their full potential. It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams. Clubs work in partnership with girls who face obstacles such as poverty or teen pregnancy, in small groups to provide them with the information and resources such as career opportunities, setting and achieving goals, overcoming obstacles to success and how to move forward after setbacks or failures. Since, its inception the program has reached more than 100,000 girls across 14 countries and territories. Continued on schedule o. In fy21/22 11,667 girls participated in dream it, be it.
the soroptomist live your dream: education and training awards for women is one of Soroptimist's cornerstone programs. Through the program, clubs in 19 countries and territories assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects so they may reach an improved standard of living for themselves and their dependents. Recipients who have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence, and teen pregnancy may use the awards to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare and transportation. Continued on schedule o. Since 1972, Soroptimist has disbursed more than $40 million to more than 40,000 women through the live your dream: education and training awards for women awards. In fy21/22, 1,891 women received a live your dream award and a total of $2,713,226 was distributed at all levels of the award. Sia funded $359,600 in live your dream awards between siahq awards, new club funding, federation awards, and region funding.