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Apply Now For The Live Your Dream Awards

Apply Now For The Live Your Dream Awards

Soroptimist International of Raleigh is now accepting applications for the Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women. These awards are open to women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and are seeking financial assistance to...

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DIBI Launch

DIBI Launch

Soroptimist launched the Dream It, Be It: Career Support For Girls program for girls in 2015. Far too many girls face barriers on their journey to career success. Obstacles such as poverty, teen dating violence, and pregnancy can get in the way of a girl’s ability to...

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Dream It, Be It Launch a Great Success

Dream It, Be It Launch a Great Success

Soroptimist launched the Dream It, Be It: Career Support For Girls program for girls in 2015. Far too many girls face barriers on their journey to career success. Obstacles such as poverty, teen dating violence, and pregnancy can get in the way of a girl’s ability to...

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Live Your Dream Awards Tea April 30, 2022

Live Your Dream Awards Tea April 30, 2022

The Raleigh club was pleased to once again gather in person to celebrate our four recipients of the Live Your Dream Education and Training Awards for Women. The celebration place at the Five Points Center for Active Adults in Raleigh. Over 50 people attended the event...

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Member Spotlight: Shirley Hall

Member Spotlight: Shirley Hall

We are starting a new feature where we spotlight member stories! For our inaugural spotlight, we are featuring one of our founding members, Shirley Hall. Shirley Hall Grew up in Asheville, NC, the middle child of 3. Her parents divorced when she was 14. Her Dad...

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Announcing the 2022 Live Your Dream Award Recipients

Announcing the 2022 Live Your Dream Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce that we have awarded four recipients—Shabria, Khadijah, Lourdes and Portia—with our Live Your Dream Education and Training Awards for Women. The Live Your Dream Awards assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for...

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“A Lotta Love” at the February Meeting

“A Lotta Love” at the February Meeting

Charlotta Sjorlin was a guest speaker at our February meeting. She is a Swedish interior designer who lives in Chapel Hill. She started "A Lotta love" foundation after she visited a Triangle area homeless shelter in 2014 and saw how cold and unwelcoming it was. She...

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SI Raleigh Continues to Grow with the Triangle!

SI Raleigh Continues to Grow with the Triangle!

Soroptimist welcomed new members Anna Milone and Deborah Scott at our January meeting. They are the 8th and 9th new members to join this club year and we are thrilled that so many women are interested in helping other local women live their dreams. If this could be...

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Celebrating with Christmas Angels

Celebrating with Christmas Angels

Soroptimist Raleigh gathered together on Saturday December 4 for our annual Holiday Brunch and to collect gifts for our Christmas Angels program. It was a cheerful occasion to get together (safely) after so many virtual events! This year, as we did in 2020, we were...

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