The Live Your Dream Awards assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects.

Dr. Lisa Grassam


Welcome to the Soroptimist International of Stuart website. We are a club of business and professional women on the Treasure Coast dedicated to bettering the lives of women and girls throughout our local community and the world. Soroptimist International of Stuart was established in 1954 and has a rich history of giving back to the community.





Business/Professional:  Preethi Sekharan, President of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Executive Board Member of Justice Major B. Harding American Inns of Court, VP and Director of the 4th District Court of Appeals Historical Society. An active volunteer, she serves as VP of Martin County Friends of the NRA and on the Board of Molly's House.

Civic/Professional:  Thelma Washington, Executive Director of the Gertrude Walden Child Care Center and founder of Project H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Parents Excel.  Thelma is an active volunteer who has spearheaded local programs to feed the poor, touching thousands of people.

Volunteer: Gina Golino is active board member and volunteer for Tykes & Teens, House of Hope, and the Indiantown Chamber of Commerce, and the Indiantown YMCA.  She won the Star Volunteer of the Year award from the MCA Indiantown Advisory Board.  Gina, with the help of her children, raised 6,000 pounds of PB&J for the House of Hope.

Rising Star:  Lauren Maunus is not only an excellent student and athlete, her teachers at South Fork site her "positive energy, impact and motivation‚Ķto learn all she can and immerse herself in causes that impact us all."  She founded South Fork's Social Justice Club was an advocate for best practices in school food allergy and nutrition practices.

Community awards and scholarships are another way that Soroptimist International of Stuart exhibits its core values of improving the lives of women and girls and giving back to the community.

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Mission Statement


A commitment to enhance the lives of others by promoting friendships, providing community service and applying our skills, talents and resources toward the betterment of women and their families

Live Your Dream:

Education & Training Awards for Women

Community Awards

Welcome to the Soroptimist International of Stuart. Our Stuart club is part of an international volunteer organization of business and professional women dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. Click here for membership information...