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
12:00 am
Spring Luncheon & Awards Ceremony
2:00 pm
LUNAFEST: Costa Mesa
Costa Mesa Country Club, Costa Mesa CA
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
If She Can Dream It, Help Her Be It
San Diego Women’s Club 2557 Third Ave. San Diego, CA 92103, San Diego CA
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pacific Beach Library, San Diego CA
Date/Time Event
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
California Dreaming District II Winter Meeting
El Laguna Niguel Country Club, Laguna Niguel CA
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
California Dreaming District III Winter Meeting
St Phillip the Apostle Episcopal Church 2660 Hardy Drive Lemon Grove, CA 91945, Lemon Grove CA
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dinner With Soroptimist International President Yvonne
The Rose Center, Westmister CA
12:00 am
DCR Board Meeting
05/19/17 - 05/21/17
All Day
DCR 2017 Spring Conference
Hotel Karlan San Diego, San Diego CA
12:00 am
Govenor's Roundtable
12:00 am
Leadership Academy
07/21/17 - 07/23/17
All Day
DCR Board Retreat
12:00 am
Joint Meeting-Region Board and Committee Chairs, Coordinators & District Representatives
12:00 am
District Presidents' Meetings

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    Physical violence is not the only sign of an abusive relationship. Emotional abuse is another way that unhealthy relationships manifest. Emotional abuse is broadly... The post 10 Signs You’re In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship appeared first on Live Your Dream.
    Karen Rauppius
  • April Hernandez-Castillo: Let’s End Teen Dating Violence February 14, 2017
    When you think of February you probably think of Valentine’s Day and chocolate hearts. But did you know that February is also Teen Dating... The post April Hernandez-Castillo: Let’s End Teen Dating Violence appeared first on Live Your Dream.
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