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
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Modern-day Slavery in San Diego County with Speaker Panel and Chosen Screening
The Dove Library, Carlsbad CA
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wine Tasting
The Waterfront Beach Resort, Huntington Beach CA
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Quarter Mania Auction & FUNdraiser
The Elks Lodge, Santa Ana CA
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Transylvania Quartermania
Cypress Community Center, Cypress CA
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SOLD Film & Panel Discussion
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Theatre, San Diego CA
12:00 am
13th Annual Authors Brunch
Alta Vista Country Club, Placentia CA
7:00 am - 9:00 am
60th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Community Breakfast
Handlery Hotel, San Diego CA
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Koi Zen Cellars Craft Winery, San Diego CA
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winter Wonderland
La Mirada Golf Course, La Mirada
01/11/18 - 01/13/18
All Day
Southwest Conference Against Trafficking
Ontairo Airport Hotel and Conference Center, Ontairo CA
Date/Time Event
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
District II Fall Meeting
QLN Conference Center, Oceanside
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
District III Fall Meeting
Strike Zone, El Centro CA
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
12:00 am
Leadership Academy
12:00 am
Joint Meeting DCR Boards

RSS Live Your Dream Blog

  • The Economics of Growing Up: Helping Girls Be Self-Sufficient October 17, 2017
    When I was a little girl, my father would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up. “You can be whatever... The post The Economics of Growing Up: Helping Girls Be Self-Sufficient appeared first on Live Your Dream.
  • 4 Online Resources (Besides LinkedIn) for the Career-Minded Woman October 13, 2017
    In addition to my previous articles on 5 podcasts and 6 websites for career-minded women, I’ve put together 4 miscellaneous career resources that are... The post 4 Online Resources (Besides LinkedIn) for the Career-Minded Woman appeared first on Live Your Dream.

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