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Desert Coast Region Leadership

Welcome to Soroptimist

International Desert Coast Region

We are more than 900 women working together to improve the lives of women & girls - locally and globally.

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Empowering Women & Girls

Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment

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Live Your Dream Awards

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assists 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. See the impact this award-winning program has on women around the world!

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STOP Sex Trafficking

Soroptimist clubs throughout Desert Coast Region are actively fighting the commercial sexual exploitation of women and girls through advocacy, awareness and action.

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Best for Women

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Soroptimist means "Best for Women" and that is what we strive to be - women at their best helping other women to be their best.

Live Your Dream

Do you dream of a better world for women and girls? Join Live Your Dream.org - An online community empowering offline action,
helping women and girls to live their dreams.

Why Women & Girls?

Throughout history women and girls face additional obstacles and discrimination solely because of their gender. As an organization of business and professional women we feel uniquely qualified to help women and girls live their dreams.

Learn how you can help empower women & girls.

Locally and around the world.

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Latest News

District Meetings are for YOU!

Soroptimist Members- One and All- District Meetings are for YOU! A team of DCR Stars which includes Dawn Marie, * Cathy and * Linda are excited to lead you through an interactive workshop designed to demystify the “sometimes” daunting opportunity of Soroptimist... read more

DCR Live Your Dream Award Winners

Once again, the clubs in the Desert Coast Region showed their true Soroptimist spirit by having 100% participation in the Live Your Dream Awards.  Our 40 clubs devoted 774 volunteer hours and awarded $62,029 to 60 honorees. Here are the 2014-2015 Region Honorees who... read more

Dream It, Be It Continues Forward Progress

Soroptimist International is starting the year in high gear by announcing the curriculum to the new global program for girls, Dream It, Be It! The goal of this program is to give access to role models to girls ages 14-18. As the curriculum details, the program can be... read more

Calendar

Date/Time Event
02/20/2016
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bunco with Soroptimist International of La Mesa
St Andrews Lutheran Church, La Mesa
02/27/2016
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Soroptimist Women's Awards Gala
Palomar Estates East Clubhouse, San Marcos CA
03/03/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discover Soroptimist
Hera Hub Mission Valley, San Diego CA
03/19/2016
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dream, Believe, Achieve - SI La Jolla Awards Celebration
La Jolla Country Club, La Jolla
Date/Time Event
02/20/2016
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
District II Winter Meeting
Lake Forest Beach & Tennis Club, Lake Forest CA
03/03/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discover Soroptimist
Hera Hub Mission Valley, San Diego CA
03/05/2016
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
District III Winter Meeting
Handlery Hotel, San Diego CA
05/12/2016
All Day
DCR Board Meeting
DoubleTree Hotel Santa Ana, Santa Ana
05/13/2016 - 05/15/2016
All Day
2016 DCR Spring Conference
DoubleTree Hotel Santa Ana, Santa Ana
Date/Time Event
03/08/2016
All Day
International Women's Day
04/08/2016
All Day
World Health Day
03/08/2017
All Day
International Women's Day
04/08/2017
All Day
World Health Day
03/08/2018
All Day
International Women's Day
04/08/2018
All Day
World Health Day
03/08/2019
All Day
International Women's Day
04/08/2019
All Day
World Health Day
03/08/2020
All Day
International Women's Day
04/08/2020
All Day
World Health Day

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