We are a global volunteer organization working to
improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to
social and economic empowerment.
The Northeastern Region is part of Soroptimist International of the
Americas Federation, one of four federations of Soroptimist
Our region represents approximately 250 business and
professional women who are members of ten clubs in Connecticut, Massachusetts and
Rhode Island and we continue to grow. The Northeastern Region
also covers the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
We hope you enjoy your visit to our website and hope that you
will consider becoming a member of this exciting organization.
Dr. Bernice Szafarek, Governor of SIANER, and Joan Merritt,
Membership Chair of SIANER, recently sat down and talked with Marilyn Dayton,
host of a local community TV program, "From this Corner" about our international organization, SOROPTIMIST.
Host Marilyn Dayton says "Towards the end of the
show, you will find yourself wondering "what can I do?" This
organization provides ways to help improve the lives of women and
girls all over the world through programs leading to social and
Women Helping Women - The Story of Soroptimist
Become a Soroptimist ~ Create a Life of
Significance and Success:
Soroptimist and professional speaker,
Kathy McAfee, shares her story about why she became a
Soroptimist and how you can add more significance to your life
by helping to improve the lives of women and girls in your
community and around the world by becoming a Soroptimist.
This is the Kathy's video:
Forty Years of Service
1976 - 2016
Soroptimist International is
a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of
women and girls through programs leading to social and economic
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Governor Bernice Szafarek
2014 - 2016
Greater Bridgeport Club
June 2, 2016
6:00pm to 9:30pm
Spring Fashion Show
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2390 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06825