Our Vision

Women and girls will have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams

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We can continue giving out awards and programs to help women and girls to reach their dreams.

GOOD NEWS!! High School Girls

Now until February 14, 2022

Apply Online Here: Violet Richardson Award

Questions? awards@soroptimistvancouver.org

Soroptimist is

A global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.

Our mission is to

Improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Our Two Projects in 2020

Thanks to Canadian Red Cross & Government of Canada (Employment and Social Development Canada) for Emmergency Community Fund for Non-profit Organizations

Soroptimist International of Vancouver has prepared 161 gift bags for women in Vancouver DTES & 145 backpacks for inner schools for Christmas. In addition, the BC Society of Transition Houses picked up 100 first aid kits, 8 St. John's Ambulance workplace kits, 300 KN95 adult masks, 150 re-useable children's masks, 500ml individual sanitizer bottles, and 10 face shields.


Soroptimist International of Vancouver held an one-day Virtual Career Conference for High School Girls on November 21, 2020. The conference featured pre-recorded interviews with ten mentors who shared their own journeys in business, education, STEM, social work, trade and public service sectors. There are six keynote speakers who provided personal interactive life experiences.

We help women and girls discover their full potentials with three signature awards:

Live Your Dream Award

Helen McCrae Award

Violet Richardson Award