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Soroptimist International - Bridgend

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

Welcome to SI Bridgend and District
Women serving the global community

Having just celebrated 75 years of service, Soroptimist International of Bridgend, founded in 1947, is looking forward to another year serving the local community alongside global projects that seek to make a positive change in the lives of women and girls.

Fun, friendship and service are at the heart of all Bridgend Soroptimists and we do all we can across a wide range of projects to stand up for women.

Click here for all our latest news and to find out more about the projects we are involved in.

If you are curious about what it means to be a Soroptimist have a look around our website to see what we do.

Being a Soroptimist is about making a difference to the lives of women & girls both here in the Bridgend area and in the wider world. You can make a differene by joining SI Bridgend.

We meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month (except August). Our meetings are at the Heronston Hotel, Ewenny, Brigend unless otherwise stated on the Club Programme. Guests are very welcome to join us at meetings and social events – please contact our Secretary, Margaret Anthony, on 07791 989096 or by email:- for further details.

Recent Club News

Soroptimists enjoy a busy Christmas

Bridgend Soroptimists had a busy run up to Christmas with a festive itinerary beginning with…

Soroptimist donation to RNLI

Bridgend Soroptimists and guests enjoyed a fascinating talk from Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat this evening. Thank…

We will remember them

President Lesley Davies laid a wreath at the centotaph in Bridgend on Remembrance Sunday on…

SI Bridgend Friendship Links

The Bridgend Club has Friendship links with Soroptimist clubs in Uusikaupunki, Finland;  Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada;  Williamsburg, USA; Karachi in Pakistan and, most recently, Moreton North Inc, Queensland Australia. (for further details see Friendship links page)

Soroptimist International
Vision, Mission and Values

Soroptimist Vision

Soroptimist International is 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.

Soroptimist Mission

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

Soroptimist Values

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