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Soroptimist club offers free career conference for girls


With the goal of providing career assistance and guidance to high school-aged girls of all socio-economic levels, Soroptimist International of Indian Rock Inc. (SIIR) has slated its “Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls” event for March 9 at the Spring Mill Country Club in Ivyland.

The Dream It, Be It event is a day-long, free conference where secondary school-aged girls can learn about a variety of career opportunities as well as topics such as goal setting, overcoming obstacles to success and action steps. During the day of collaborative learning and fun, the participants will have the opportunity to listen to and interact with women from a variety of occupations, who will share their career journeys and will be available to offer tips for success in the workplace and beyond.

Breakfast and lunch are included for all registrants and transportation may be available from various parts of the county. In addition, high school seniors in attendance will have the opportunity to apply for the “Dream It, Be It” scholarship, which can be used for higher education tuition or career supplies.

Girls and their parents/guardians can register for the conference by visiting or by emailing

SIIR is one of 1,300 Soroptimist clubs in 20 countries and territories that empower women and girls through a variety of volunteer projects. Efforts include cash grants for education, hands-on efforts to end domestic violence, career mentoring for girls, women’s health initiatives, and many other community-based projects.

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