COVID-19 has disrupted education across the globe for students of all ages. Read about the pandemic’s lasting impacts and what we can do to support their academic journey getting back on track.
September 18 is International Equal Pay Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about unequal pay to women and pushing to close the gender pay gap. Click on the blog to read more about the history, and what we can do.
The year 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the Live Your Dream Awards! For half a century, this amazing program has empowered thousands of women and their families through access to education. Watch a special video commemorating this awesome milestone. Read More
New Beginnings For Live Your Dream Awards recipients, one moment can alter their life path. For 2022 recipient Talia, signing up for college was the start of a new journey. Talia is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing with Read More
Rising Above the Odds Before a Phoenix can fly, it must first rise from the ashes. Angel’s story is no different. Her desire to become a certified social worker to help women and children who are suffering through trauma is Read More
On June 24, 2002, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that affirmed the constitutional right to abortion. Soroptimist International of the Americas, Inc./LiveYourDream.org is a global organization with a diverse membership whose Read More
The United States continues to rank poorly in cesarean section rates, while other countries rate higher in maternal and infant mortality. Some women feel demoralized by their birth experiences and outcomes while under the care of obstetricians. One important way Read More
Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is observed in the United States during the month of May. But frankly, a month is not enough to recognize the many contributions and important influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Read More
May 21 is the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development when we celebrate the diversity within our communities and aim to emphasize the importance of a culturally diverse society. The UN established this day as a way Read More
May is the time of Mother’s Day and Mental Health Awareness Month. One of the greatest blessings in my life has been motherhood. I couldn’t image life without my children. I often miss squeezing and kissing them as babies and Read More