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.
"Spring is such a wonderful time to recharge, reflect, and
plan for the future!
This is an excellent opportunity to learn and to inspire ways
that we can further increase our collective impact, so that we
may continue to encourage women and girls to Embrace the
Future!" ~ Governor Ann Day
The theme for this year's conference is ~
"Embrace the Future"
May 4-6, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn Hartford/North
555 Corporate Drive, Windsor, CT
"Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams
Ann Day, Governor 2016-2018
Ruby Mercado, Governor-elect 2016-2018
Elizabeth Peterson, Conference Chair 2017-2018
"For those of you who have not
attended a conference before, I would really like to see you
this year. Let this be the year you experience the solidarity
of Soroptimist NER first-hand. Then join us to celebrate the
passing of the torch of the region board with dinner and
music." ~ Governor-elect Ruby Mercado
"Iím so excited to bring to you an amazing
Spring Conference in my home state of Connecticut! Gathering
and renewing our commitment to helping women, girls and our
communities will be fulfilling and fun! I do want to see your
lovely faces at Spring Conference! We need to come together to
inspire each other and say, "You are an amazing woman &
Soroptimist!" ~ Conference Chair Elizabeth Peterson
Dr. Bernice Szafarek, Past 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 One Years of Service
1976 - 2018
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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