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Membership

Membership

Membership
  • Do you want to be part of an International Women’s Organisation?
  • Do you want to make a difference to the lives of women and girls everywhere?
  • Do you want to work with liked-minded women?

Yes? Then you’re in the right place

We are looking for new members. Join us today and you will belong to a organisation of women working to improve the lives of women and girls locally, nationally and internationally.

We are Soroptimists.
Women inspiring action, transforming lives.
We are vibrant, dynamic and like-minded women,
Working on global to local projects that help improve the lives of women and girls. 

Why Join Us?

We are an international women’s movement and together our Members are a global voice for women.

Our achievements have a huge impact on the lives of women and girls. We are an organisation with special consultative status at the United Nations (UN) through the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). In addition we make friends and have fun!

We offer the following types of Membership:

1) Club Membership

Join a local Club, attend regular meetings and events and participate fully in their project work which is local, national and international whilst enjoying close friendships forged through regular Club attendance.

Interested? You can search for your nearest Club or email sally@sigbi.org, who will put you in touch with your local Club.

If there isn’t a Club in your area, why not start one? Contact the SIGBI Membership Officer sally@sigbi.org to find out more.

Why not join our first e-Club, SI Libertas, which is based in the UK? Anyone from the UK is welcome to join.

What is an E-club?

E-club monthly meetings are hosted in an online virtual platform.

SI Libertas is SIGBI’s first E-Club enabling  a group of vibrant, diverse, enthusiastic, digitally native women who wanted to change the world by being trailblazers for Sigbi.org. Members of SI Libertas believe in the aims of Soroptimism and are proud to be part of our 100 year old organisation.  The Zoom platform provides a safe place to meet and converse with like minded women.  SI Libertas was chartered on 22 September 2022 and as all Soroptimist clubs do, they perform programme action in local and international communities and enjoy fellowship among members.

Contact:

sigbi.org/libertas
@silibertas
libertassorops@gmail.com

2) Linked Membership

Is for women who want to be “Linked” to and involved with what’s happening in a particular Club but due to their geographical location or personal circumstances they cannot physically attend a Club’s regular meetings.

With this form of membership you can still get involved with Club projects and social events when you can.

3) Associate Membership

Associate Membership is open to women who believe in what we do, want to be involved, but can’t commit to Club Membership. You will learn about our organisation and get involved in our project work to improve the lives of women and girls through our magazine, website, social media and email updates. This is an online membership although Members can attend our annual conference and may be invited to attend local Club and regional events.

Interested? Find out more and join us now.

Member Benefits

  • The opportunity to contribute to improving the lives of women and girls by doing projects with other women
  • The opportunity to meet Soroptimists in other countries when travelling abroad
  • Access to our Members’ Rewards Portal, which has selected offers for Members which change every few weeks
  • Access to our online magazine, issued four times a year
  • The opportunity to attend our annual Conference, Regional Conferences and Club Meetings

Important notice: Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) Ltd will treat all information submitted on forms as confidential and will not share this information with any other Organisation.  If you are interested in joining a Club then your details will only be passed onto the Club concerned so that they can contact you.  If you are interested in Associate Membership then your details are not passed to anyone as your Membership is handled within the office.

By completing either form you agree to SIGBI HQ or a SIGBI Club contacting you regarding Membership.

What our Members Say

“Being a Soroptimist brings close ties to other Members, developing long lasting friendships. I feel worthiness by contributing my time and efforts helping the community.”

“Being part of Soroptimist International gave our group real status within the community and also a level of political influence through the UN that no other organisation could provide.”

Club Profile

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Club – St Albans & District

Read about this Club.

Member Profile

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Member – Aminatta LR Ngum
Club –  SI Banjul, The Gambia

Read about Aminatta.

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