SOROPTIMIST — ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CHAPTER MISSION STATEMENT:
To inspire action and create opportunities to transform the lives of women and girls throughout the world.
Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls.
The name, Soroptimist, means "best for women," that's what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.
Since 1936, Soroptimist International of Alexandria members have provided outstanding voluntary service to the Alexandria community. Soroptimists are business and professional women of all ages, cultures and ethnic groups.
Soroptimists are women bound in their desire to make a difference for women and girls in our local community and throughout the world. Together, Soroptimists focus on issues such as domestic violence, breast cancer awareness, childcare, pay equity, sexual harassment, and other challenges.