Improving the Lives of Women and Girls

through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Best for Women

Best for Women

Soroptimist [suh-rop-tuh-mist] is a coined term meaning “Best for Women”and that is what we strive to be – Women at our best helping other women to be their best.

Improving Lives

Improving Lives

Educate, Empower, Enable – these are the ways in which Soroptimists around the globe help women improve their lives.
La Mesa Soroptimist Members

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Do you have a passion for helping women and girls? We offer a variety of ways to be involved in what we do.

Every girl deserves the chance
to live her dream!

Upcoming Events

all-day SILM Pre-Thanksgiving Community ... @ Online
SILM Pre-Thanksgiving Community ... @ Online
Nov 20 – Nov 25 all-day
Our Pre-Thanksgiving Community Breakfast has been an annual tradition since 1957, hosted by the Soroptimist International of La Mesa, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Traditionally, the event has been an in-person breakfast program held at The[...]

2019 November Scribbles

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Women for Water Partnership, 62nd Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Breakfast honors those making a positive impact in the fight against human trafficking. Click to read Scribbles November...

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2015 Mini-Grant Winners Share Their Stories

2015 Mini-Grant Winners Share Their Stories

Le’Andra Hamilton returned to college as an older student, after significant obstacles created a break in her journey to attain a higher education. Poor life decisions she made as a young college student resulted in her being sentenced to state prison at the age of...

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