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

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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?

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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

DCR Learns About Dream It, Be It

Desert Coast Region's Fall District Meetings were very well attended in each of our three districts. Members were eager to learn more about the new Soroptimist International of the Americas' new girl-focused program, Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls.... read more

What a Way to Start a Biennium

There is no better way to start a new biennium and be truly inspired about our Soroptimist mission than to attend an SIA Convention! Recently, many of us from Desert Coast returned from Soroptimist International of the Americas 43rd Biennial Convention, held in... read more


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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
STAT! Presents Chosen
New Venture Christian Fellowship, Oceanside Ca
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beautiful Bargain Boutique
St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, San Diego CA
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bras for a Cause Goes Western!
Norman P. Murray Community Center, Mission Viejo
Date/Time Event
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
District III Winter Meeting
United Church of Christ, La Mesa
All Day
DCR Board Meeting
Doubletree Mission Valley, San Diego CA
05/15/2015 - 05/17/2015
All Day
DCR Spring Conference
Doubletree Mission Valley, San Diego CA
All Day
DCR Leadership Academy
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All Day
Region LYDA Honorees due to SIA
All Day
Club Giving & Founder's Pennies Due to SIA
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All Day
UN International Women's Day
All Day
UN World Health Day