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Welcome to SI Scarborough, a Soroptimist International club in North Yorkshire, UK. This is one of three Soroptimist clubs called SI Scarborough. There is one in Trinidad and Tobago, one in Canada and the original Scarborough in the UK. The town was named in Viking times.

Soroptimist Interntional (SI) Scarborough was formed a little later in 1939 and has been active in the town for 79 years.

Members of SI Yorkshire embrace the values of Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) and look to support projects that Empower, Educate and Enable women and children at home and all over the world, using Action, Advocacy and Awareness.

At present our projects (Programme Action) include supporting a local women’s refuge, the local Amicable Society and charities in Tanzania and Ghana. Our newest and most exciting project is creating a book for SI Yorkshire, to be published in 2019, called, ‘Power of a Second Chance.’ We also take part in the wider SI Yorkshire Anti Modern Slavery Group (SIYAMS) work. All soroptimist clubs support projects locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

We hold a club meeting in Scarborough every second Monday of the month. From 7.15pm – 9.30pm. At present we meet at Montrosa, Esplanade Road. The organisation and our clubs are known for fun and friendship, while undertaking our Programme Action.  There are get-togethers at other times too.

If you are interested in finding out further details, please get in touch with Rita Leaman: or use the Contact Us form on this website..

SI Scarborough Soroptimists inspire action and help transform lives. Come and join us. All women are welcome!

President Carole Ireland 2018/19