Soroptimist International of Manhattan Beach is a community service organization for women living and/or working throughout the South Bay area.

Our club was formed in 1953 by women in business, professions and education who wanted to join an international movement to advance the status of women. They conceived local service projects to enhance the lives of women in health care, education, military service and job opportunities. Early projects included purchasing automatic doors for the South Bay Hospital entrance and making dinners for those serving at the National Guard Armory in Manhattan Beach. Today we focus on our Dream Programs to bring opportunity to women and girls who are struggling to overcome obstacles using our award-winning workshops and grants projects.

Check out our SIMB Annual Report 2019!

SIMB Board 2019-2020

President ~ Cheryl Abel

President Elect ~ Judy Hatlie

Treasurer ~ Carol Cowley

VP Programs ~ Janice Kurihara

VP Membership ~ Kelly Fogarty

VP Financial Secretary ~ Teresa Anaya

Recording Secretary ~ Jane Munson

Corresponding Secretary ~ Carol Rosen

1st year Director ~ Christine Mendez

1st Year Director ~ Susan Wheeler

2 Year Director ~ Sue Molyneux

2 Year Director ~ Connie Simons

Delegate ~ Michele Memmott

Delegate ~ Mary Rogers