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Soroptimist Club Giving

SI TriCities is pleased to be acknowledged by Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA.)   Not only do we do amazing work in our own community, we also support our larger organization, paving the way for thousands of women and girls worldwide. We equip girls and women with  resources needed to forge new opportunities – ensuring…

TriCity News – A stitch in time to help doctors in COVID-19 pandemic

Cindy & Darlene

Tri-City women team up to sew colourful, reusable gowns for doctors in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster and Burnaby Original article posted in the TriCity News on April 20th, 2020 – Diane Strandberg Spring fashion shows may be cancelled but Tri-City, New Westminster and Burnaby doctors may want to hit the runway when…

COVID19 Update – Message from the President

COVID 19 Announcement

Hi all, In light of everything that has been going on, I’m sure this is no surprise that a decision to cancel the upcoming Soroptimist meeting on April 1st has been made. At this moment, our next scheduled meeting is May 6th, but we will be sending another email closer to the date to confirm or…

enCompass Supports Soroptimist

enCompass Solutions, a global leader in industrial automation, and based in Port Coquitlam, is committed to community engagement. Julie Knisley, Board Secretary at Soroptimist, recently met with the leadership team at enCompass and shared the many programs Soroptimist runs. enCompass immediately saw how their organization could make an impact benefitting women and girls…

Exploring Scholarships & Bursaries

Our successful DiBi Career Conference was followed by a November workshop “Unlocking Your Future: The Key to Scholarships.” Led by Scholarship consultant Brittany Palmer, the afternoon had more than 30 people present (some teen girls and some parents) learning the ins and outs of bursaries, grants, scholarships, and how to access available funds.

Packed House at Dream it Be it

We had over 100 teen girls, 50+ amazing career mentors, and 20 Soroptimists at our Dream it Be it Career Exploration Day.
Here’s just a few of the professions we had in attendance: police officer, fire fighter, physician, nurse, baker, hot rod mechanic, electrician, politician, realtor, funeral director, entrepreneur, engineer, software designer, counsellor, and so much more!!!

Community Support Everywhere!

Thank you

Soroptimist International of the TriCities is incredibly grateful for the many generous supporters we have in our community. Not only do we have unbelievable sponsors for our many programs, there are so many local businesses who contribute prizes, gifts and valuable services to help us raise funds. Please support these amazing businesses with your business!

We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends

Rotary Supports Soroptimist

Our Bea’s Kloset and Warm Place for Women have been blessed once again with support from Rotary! We are privileged to have been chosen as grant recipients from the amazing Port Moody Rotary club. We love that they believe in the work Soroptimist does in our community, including Bea’s Kloset, Warm Place for Women, and so…

Walk a Mile in Support of Gender Equality

“You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” This Walk a Mile event asks the men in our community to literally walk one mile in women’s shoes. It’s not easy walking in these shoes, but it’s fun and it gets the community to talk about a very timely…

2019 Give Her Wings Awards Brunch

For the past 20 years, Soroptimist International of the TriCities has strived to educate, enable and empower women and girls through our awards program and local hands-on projects. Each year we sponsor a series of awards, recognizing the outstanding achievement of women and girls in our community. The Give Her Wings Awards Brunch is a celebration of…