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Soroptimist has just announced the 2012 recipients

by Sarah Palmer

Following a recent press release issues by the Soroptimist organization, they have announced the 2012 Women’s Opportunity Awards recipients.

Firstly, what is the Soroptimist organization?soroptimist 150x140 Soroptimist has just announced the 2012 recipients

The Soroptimist organization issues the Women’s Opportunity Award. This award is given to single mothers so they use the money to help improve their education, skills and therefore, employment prospects. This award money can be put towards tuition fees, text books or childcare.

The Soroptimist is a wonderful organization as they help more than 1,000 women each year. The organization helps out women who are victims of domestic violence, substance abuse and women in poverty.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible, you must be a single mother, in financial distress and also currently enrolled in (or accepted into) a undergraduate degree or some sort of training program.

How much is awarded?

The Women’s Opportunity Awards program involves three levels of cash awards.  The program begins at the local Soroptimist club-level, where award amounts vary. Local-level award recipients become eligible for region-level awards of either $3,000 or $5,000. Region-level award recipients then become eligible to receive one of three international-level awards of $10,000.

And so, the Soroptimist organization have just announced their 2012 award recipients. To the 3 women, Eri Isozumi, Dawn M. Johnson and Rowena Tutana Navaira who were awarded this money, we wish you congratulations and best of luck in your future endeavors.

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