Soroptimist International of the Americas

Organization's name: Soroptimist International of the Americas
Organization's acronym: SIA
Headquarters address  
Address: 1709 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States of America
Phone: 215-893-9000
Fax: 215-893-5200
Email: siahq@soroptimist.org
Web site: www.soroptimist.org
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Korean
  • Chinese

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Men and boys
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty

Social Development:
  • Poverty
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • United States of America
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Canada
  • Philippines
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Brazil
  • Japan
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Panama
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Republic of Korea
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1921
Year of registration (YYYY): 1980
Organizational structure: Soroptimist International of the Americas is a federation of clubs made up of individual members. We are governed by bylaws and have an international board of directors.
Number and type of members: We have 33,908 members in 19 countries and territories.
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Product sales and business services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

No additional information available.