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  • 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 different 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 in the South East England region listed on Our clubs page or if you know your local Club complete the online form. Then hold tight, your local Club will be in touch soon.

2) 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 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.

May is Membership Month

In 2022, for each day in the month, a quote from a Soroptimist from within our Federation was featured on social media. Two Soroptimists from our Region Keji Moses (SI Canterbury) and Stella Barnes (SI Medway and Maidstone) took part in the campaign. See below: –