The name Soroptimist was coined from the Latin soror meaning sister, and optima meaning best. Therefore, Soroptimist is perhaps best interpreted as ‘the best for women’.
Women and girls will achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.
The principles of Soroptimism are to strive for:
The advancement of the status of women
High ethical standards
Human rights for all
Equality, development and peace
The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace
Soroptimists transform the lives and status of women and girls through education, empowerment and enabling opportunities.
Years in Kenya
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