Soroptimist International Club of Edmonton awards 5 women of distinction

When: March 8 2020

Where: Edmonton, Canada


Soroptimist International Club of Edmonton Announces its International Women’s Day Celebration and Five Joy and Live Your Dream Winners awarded on March 08, 2020.

Soroptimist International Club of Edmonton (SIE)  is 80+ years old and is part of a global organization for women!

It is announcing it’s International Women’s Day Celebration on Sunday March 08, 2020 with doors opening at 11:00 at the Chateau Louis Conference Centre in Edmonton honouring 5 Outstanding Women from Edmonton region!   Soroptimist International Club of Edmonton will award 4 Awards to female head of their household who are adult students in Edmonton with financial responsibility support in the amounts of $5000, $4000, $3000, 2000 and $1000 respectively as well as personal support to the students.

In addition, SIE awards a Joy award to an Outstanding Woman who leads the Edmonton community in the reduction of harm from Trafficking and in Prostitution Awareness. We encourage the winners to take part in the many and diverse SIE club projects for women in the Edmonton region as SIE takes Community outreach to the next level. We have found women want to be involved with Soroptimist in a hands-on way to improve the lives of other local and worldwide women and their families. Soroptimist Edmonton Club usually meets the Second Tuesday of the Month and all women are welcomed to be active members.

Soroptimist of the Americas improves the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Soroptimist Dream Programs ensure women and girls have access to the education and training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Education and Training Awards for Women (formerly the Soroptimist Women Opportunity Awards) provides women who serve as the primary wage earners or head of household for their families with the financial resources to offset costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education and additional skills and training.

Recipients can use the award for tuition, books, childcare, bus or carfare or any other education-related expense. Each year, more than $1.6 million is provided in cash grants to women in need. Since this program’s inception in 1972, approximately $30 million has helped tens of thousands of women.

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