Soroptimists of rittenhouse square



women helping women

Each year, we partner with local shelters and organizations to give away Live Your Dream: Education & Training Awards for Women. This unique scholarship ranges from $1,000 - $15,000, providing monetary assistance to single moms, caretakers and survivors working to reach their education and career goals.


girl power
{for real}

Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls is our new mentorship program for high schoolers! Our custom-designed curriculum helps girls identify their values, explore career options, set goals and overcome gender-based obstacles.  


we make volunteering FUN...


Feminist Karaoke

Follow us on Facebook to catch the next Feminist Karaoke event!

2nd Annual Poetry Award

Local poets submit soulful work as part of this inspiring fundraiser.

Volunteer club meetings

We meet once a month to talk progress, plan projects and share lots of laughs.


make a difference

  • connect with leading changemakers in Philadelphia
  • giveaway unique scholarships to women in need
  • mentor adolescent girls facing gender-based obstacles
  • partner with women's shelters and local biz/orgs all about female empowerment
  • develop valuable leadership and fundraising skills

fundamental rights

We wouldn't be able to give scholarships, lead workshops, provide in-kind laptops and school supplies OR help families in shelters without the kindness of our community funders–friends, family, neighbors, coworkers, and local business partners!