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Soroptimist International - Aberdare and District

Soroptimist International of Aberdare and District is part of a worldwide organisation of women, which is linked to the United Nations.

Welcome to SI Aberdare and District


Soroptimist International, Aberdare & District was chartered on the 26th of October 1956 as part of Soroptimist International Great Britain & Ireland (SIGBI) and has been active in the local community, region and globally since that time.  We currently have 29 members .

Soroptimist International is a worldwide service organisation for women. We are committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong peaceful communities worldwide.

As of 2012, Soroptimist International is present in 124 countries and has over 86,000 members!


Soroptimist International is a vibrant, dynamic organisation for today’s professional and business women. We are committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.


Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to transform the lives of women and girls through a global network of members and international partnerships.


  • Human rights for all
  • Global peace and international goodwill
  • Advancing women’s potential
  • Integrity and democratic decision making
  • Volunteering, diversity and friendship

Soroptimist International, Aberdare & District meet on the second Monday of every month with the exception of August & December.  Meetings are held at the Ty Newydd Country House Hotel, Penderyn Road, Hirwaun

The Aberdare & District Club has Friendship links with the Soroptimist club in Ravensburg, Weingarten, Germany.

Guests are very welcome to attend speaker meetings and social events. If you would like to attend a meeting please use the ‘Contact Us’ page or get in touch with a member if you know them personally and you will be made to feel very welcome.