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Essence of Guam///Women’s organizations

Essence of Guam Women’s organizations

A Buenas series featuring nonprofit charitable organizations on Guam and how you can contribute

Soroptimist International of Guam

Mission: To be the best volunteer organization that positively impacts the lives of women and girls through programs that lead to social and economic empowerment. What they do: SIG annually awards $2 million in education grants to women who have overcome challenges including extreme poverty, domestic or sexual violence and addiction through the Live Your Dream Education & Training Award. SIG hosts the Dream It Be It Career Support for Girls program aimed to help, support and encourage girls that come from difficult circumstances through career mentorship, guidance and training. In addition, SIG addresses issues that impact women and girls in our community like domestic and family violence, human trafficking, teen dating violence and equal rights for women. President: Yuka Oguma Phone: 689-4367 Email: siguam@soroptimist.net Facebook: facebook.com/Soroptimist-International-of-GuamSIG-242069252486142 Instagram: @si_guam Volunteer: Anyone interested in volunteering or becoming a member can send a message through the Facebook page or call or text 689-4367. To make a donation: Donations can be sent to mailing address: Soroptimist Int’l of Guam P.O. Box 654, Hagåtña, GU 96932.

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Businesswoman of the Year Inc.

Mission: The Businesswoman of the Year program aims to recognize women in business and to raise funds for scholarships for students at the University of Guam, Guam Community College and Northern Marianas College. What they do: The program hosts the annual Businesswoman of the Year award and gala, and through proceeds from the gala, First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine fund scholarships for students pursuing business and related degrees at the University of Guam, Guam Community College and Northern Marianas College. President: Maureen N. Maratita Vice President: Narlin Manalo Phone: 649-0883 ext. 126 Email: businesseditor@glimpsesofguam.com or bagahan@fhb.com To contribute: People are invited to purchase a ticket to the annual gala in April or donate to the program. To purchase tickets or to discuss further contribution, contact businesseditor@glimpsesofguam.com or bagahan@fhb.com.

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