Our 2015-2016 President, Mary L. Venegas, and our Board of Directors
Top left to right: Kathy Dowling, Melanie Bickely, Liz Apodaca, Kuei-Lan Su Chang, Linda Amodeo, Ana Maria Jimenez, Susan West and Mary Ann Pacheco
Bottom left to right: Caren Grisham, Mary Venegas, Teresa Molina and Petra Schmischke
Our calendar year is from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.
A total of $7000 in scholarships was awarded to five deserving women
SIW donates $5000 to Interfaith Commuity Center used to furnish their community room
Courage to Dream Girls Conference
Rio Hondo Community College District, Whittier Union High School District
& Soroptimist International Of Whittier
Soroptimist is a global women's organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. More then 80,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories support community-based and global projects benefiting women and girls. The organization is particularly concerned with providing women and girls access to education, as this is the most effective path to self-determination.
Women and girls have the resources and oppotunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.
To improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
Gender Equality Women & girls live free of discrimination.
Empowerment Women & girls are free to act in their own best interest.
Education Women & girls deserve to lead full and productive lives through access to education.
Diversity & Fellowship Women from varied backgrounds and perspectives work together to improve the lives of women and girls.