Welcome to Soroptimist International of Apache Junction!
Loosely translated, Soroptimist means best for women. That's what we aim to be: women (and men!) at our best, helping other women to be their best.
SIAJ has been an active part of the Apache Junction and surrounding communities since 1971. Our members are passionate about where we live, work and play! Join us as we make a difference in the lives of women and girls in our community and around the world!
NOW ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
In support of our mission, SIAJ will offer four $1000 scholarships to women or girls to be used at the recipient’s school of choice. Funds will be deposited into the recipient’s school account to be used towards tuition, books, or other school supplies. Scholarships being offered are the following:
- Marguerite Charlton Health and Science Scholarship
- Suzanne Charlton Arts and Humanities Scholarship
- Dolores & Raymond Muth Re-Careering Scholarship (Available to Women 40+ years of age)
- Soroptimist International of Apache Junction At-Large Scholarship
Applications due April 1, 2017.
Who are Soroptimists?
Founded in 1921, Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls. Our network of around 76,000 club members in 120 countries and territories works at a local, national and international level to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls.
It's true that both men and women live in poverty, face discrimination and must overcome obstacles. But throughout history—in every country in the world—women and girls face additional obstacles and discrimination solely because of their gender.
Clubs participate in the Dream Programs of Soroptimist to help women and girls achieve social and economic empowerment. These programs ensure women and girls have access to the education and training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. Soroptimist is committed to investing in programs that have a sustainable, measurable change for women and girls. Clubs also participate in local level projects such as providing mammograms to low-income women, working to end sex trafficking for women and girls and mentoring women in domestic violence shelters.
Check us out
Want to learn more? Come visit us! Check out our Events Calendar for more details about meeting dates and locations.
We'd love to meet you and tell you more about our great club!
An online community empowering offline action,
helping women and girls to live their dream
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