Congratulations to our 2016 Women’s Scholarship Recipients
Since 1980, SITM has awarded scholarships to women who are going back to college after a lapse. Undergraduates are awarded the Nancy Gomes/Mary Gojack Scholarship and graduate students are awarded the Jack Simon Memorial Scholarship. This year there was an additional special award, the Sue Camp Memorial Scholarship. This year’s winners include:
Gomes/Gojack Scholarship: Amy Heston, Arthi Sachdev, Asma Aimal, Ana Chacon, Herah Ashraf, Holly Hughes, Rebecca Nolan, Sahrah Ashraf, Sonia Juvera, Veronica Villarreal
Jack Simon Memorial Scholarship: Camile Glanzmann, Jennifer Tappan, Lauran Evans
Sue Camp Memorial Scholarship: Arthi Sachdev
Welcome to SI Truckee Meadows
Soroptimist International of Truckee Meadows is part of Soroptimist International, a worldwide organization of women that improves the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
SITM achieves its mission through a variety of projects including local adult and youth scholarships, Partner in Education with local schools, an annual women’s work readiness program, and educational support for girls in Thulipokhari, Nepal.
In 2014-2015 SITM donated $106,604 dollars to community and Soroptimist projects, as well as providing 4,216 volunteer hours raising funds and supporting community projects. We also sponsor and support projects within our region, national projects and international projects. Details are in our Year in Review.