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Soroptimist International - Woking and District

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

We are Woking Soroptimists


2021 – Centenary Year of Soroptimist International – find out more about our Brilliant Past and Bright Future.  Read our posts in Club News to follow our 100 year journey from Then to Now. 

Want to know more about 100 years of Soroptimist International?  Watch the Soroptimist International video here

Want to hear more about what Soroptimists do around the world? Listen to the Soroptimist Voices podcasts here

Afghanistan: there are many fears at the moment about how women and girls will be treated in the coming days and months.  See the national Federation (SIGBI) statement here

Special days in September 2021

3 – Every Woman Day

5 – UN Inernational Day of charity

6 – National Read a Book Day

7 – Youth Mental Health Day

8 – International Literacy Day

20 – Recycle Week  – Planet Woking has information about many events during this special time

Our awareness and fund-raising events have been postponed for the moment, but we are still supporting the charities we care about.

Our Club

Welcome to our Club. Please use the menu in the sidebar to navigate our site and find out more about who we are and what we do.

“I found women with a social conscience and open hearts for friendship.

Being a Soroptimist gives me such a sense of purpose.”

More good reasons for being a Soroptimists here

Our members act to make the lives of women and girls better – locally, nationally and internationally. Each member’s contribution to our goal is welcomed and appreciated – no matter how great or small.

Take a look at the Club News page to see what we have been doing recently and to Soroptimists action for more about our projects.

To speak to us, go to Contact us.

Global Club Links

Our Club is part of the worldwide network of Soroptimist International. This non-political organisation takes a firm stance on a number of subjects relating to women and girls (more at National Federation, SIGBI).

SI Woking & District cooperates with the other clubs in the Southern Region of Soroptimist International of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, and has Friendship Links with the Soroptimist Clubs of SI Durban and SI Pretoria Tshwane in South Africa.

Recent Club News

September 2021 – 100 years – Woking Great Big Green Week – Black History Month – Stalking

2001-2011 Soroptimist Movement 2001 marked the 80th anniversary of Soroptimist International. It was time to…

August 2021 – 100 years – Famous women

1991-2001 Soroptimist Movement   In 1996, when Soroptimist International celebrated its 75th anniversary, it had…

July 2021 – 100 years – Period dignity – Mental health – Violence against women – EdUKaid award

1981-1991 Soroptimist Movement 1981 saw the Diamond Jubilee of Soroptimist International.   The Clubs in…