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Founder Region Fellowship
WHO WE ARE
Founder Region is one of 28 regions of
Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA)
with territory encompassing:
- 10 counties in Northern California
- The State of Hawaii
- The U.S. Territories of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands
- The Republic of Palau
Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.
Founder Region Fellowship advances the Soroptimist mission by giving grants to women in the final phase of their doctoral degree.
You CAN Make a Difference!
Your donation supports Founder Region Fellowship’s mission of advancing the status of women through financial support in the final phase of their doctoral programs.
Fellowship recognizes the value of empowering highly motivated women engaged in academic research in fields including science, technology, education, the environment, women’s issues and international relations.
Read about the DOROTHY SARNES MEMORIAL FUND