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 - 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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All the Latest News

Glorious September

New pencils, shoes, and notebooks, Fresh apples, crisp and juicy, Cozy wooly sweaters Wait, it's almost 100º outside. That's California for you! Does anything match the feeling of heading back to school in September, with a new teacher, new books, crayons, and...

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Date/Time Event
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Truth About Trafficking with Speaker Panel
Emmanuel Faith Community Church, Escondido CA
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wine in the Wilderness
Mission Trails Visitor Center, San Diego CA
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Modern-day Slavery in San Diego County with Speaker Panel and Chosen Screening
The Dove Library, Carlsbad CA
01/11/18 - 01/13/18
All Day
Southwest Conference Against Trafficking
Ontairo Airport Hotel and Conference Center, Ontairo CA
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Human Trafficking Awareness Day One-Mile Walk
The Wave Waterpark, Vista CA
Date/Time Event
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
District III President's Meeting
Anna’s Restaurant, Lemon Grove CA
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
District I Fall Meeting
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
District II Fall Meeting
QLN Conference Center, Oceanside
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
District III Fall Meeting
11/17/17 - 11/19/17
All Day
DCR Board Retreat
12:00 am
District Presidents' Meetings
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
District II Winter Meeting
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
District III Winter Meeting
12:00 am
DCR Board Meeting
05/18/18 - 05/20/18
All Day
DCR 2018 Spring Conference

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  • Financial Aid Resources for Nontraditional Students September 13, 2017
    Every year, thousands of women apply for the Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women hoping to receive financial support for their dream... The post Financial Aid Resources for Nontraditional Students appeared first on Live Your Dream.
  • 6 Websites for the Career-Minded Woman September 11, 2017
    This blog post is a continuation of career-oriented resources for women looking for support in their professional lives. The first blog post I wrote... The post 6 Websites for the Career-Minded Woman appeared first on Live Your Dream.

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