Soroptimist participate in the Dream Programs of Soroptimist, Live Your Dream: Education and
Training Awards for Women and Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls to help women and
girls achieve social and economic empowerment.








The Dream Programs of Soroptimist ensure women and girls have access to the education and
training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. Soroptimist is committed to
investing in programs that have a sustainable, measurable change for women and girls. Clubs
also participate in local level projects such as providing mammograms to low-income women,
working to end sex trafficking for women and girls and mentoring women in domestic violence
shelters.
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Soroptimist International
of Martinez
Programs Of Service























Live Your Dream Training and Education Award

Live Your Dream Award- assists heads-of-household women to enter or reenter the job market through formal
education. Watch our presentation below. This could impact you!
Deadline for applying: November 15, 2018  
Click here for online application process. or contact Jennifer at
liveyourdream@soroptimistmartinez.org







Violet Richardson Awards -  ($750) The "VRA" scholarship program recognizes teen girls between the ages of 14-
18 for their volunteer efforts and/or leadership action in making the (civic or school) community a better place. Click
for our
Informational FLIER describing the award and scholarship application, along with the required Media
Consent Form.

Deadline for application: December 21, 2018       Click here for application.
Contact: Beverly at violetrichardsonaward@soroptimistmartinez.org

Ruby Award - recognizes women who have made a significant contribution to improving the lives of women and girls
Deadline for nomination: January 15, 2019        
Click here for nomination form
Contact: Barbara at rubyaward@soroptimistmartinez.org

Rose Camarata Gaffney Memorial Scholarship - ($500).  The "Rose" Scholarship, also attached, supports a
senior girl who has demonstrated improved academic performance and shown initiative towards achieving personal
and career goals.  Open to Martinez residents only.  

Deadline for application:  March 29, 2019         Click here for application
Contact: Beverly at rcgscholarship@soroptimistmartinez.org
Our 2017 Awardees
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We Help Dreams Come True
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Soroptimist also sponsors Live Your Dream.org, an online community empowering offline
volunteer action. The self-motivated network is made up of people who wish to support women
and girls in their quest to lead better lives, while gaining inspiration in their own lives. Members
of the free online community work on topics such as women’s economic empowerment, ending
violence against women, human trafficking, and more. They also have access to inspirational
articles, tips, and blogs that can help them live their own personal dreams.
From left: Daria Dragicevic - Violet Richardson Awardee; Erin Covington - Live Your Dream Awardee;
Brittany Jones-Williams - Runner Up for Live Your Dream; Lori Castillo of CCC Child and Family Services;
Nancy Hobart - Ruby Awardee; and, Shelby Bolton - Rose Camarata Gaffney Memorial Scholarship Awardee.
The Dream Programs of Soroptimist ensure women and girls have access to the education and
training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. Soroptimist is committed to
investing in programs that have a sustainable, measurable change for women and girls. Clubs
also participate in local level projects such as providing mammograms to low-income women,
working to end sex trafficking for women and girls and mentoring women in domestic violence
shelters.
Soroptimist members participate in the Dream Programs of Soroptimist, Live Your Dream:
Education and Training Awards for Women and Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls to
help women and girls achieve social and economic empowerment.
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