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(formerly Ruby Award)

Live Your Dream

Application deadline: November 15, 2017

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Live Your Dream: Education & Training Awards for Women

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly known as the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assists 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. 

Deadline: Applications are due each year by November 15th

Step 1: Determine if you are eligible. Complete the ELIGIBILITY CHECKLIST by clicking here

Step 2: Click here to fill out the application.
Note: Once all parts of the form are completed, select "Save As" from the "File" menu and change the file name (for example, "lyd_applicationLG.pdf," where "LG" are your initials.) Click "Save."

Step 3: Obtain References
You will need two different people to fill out the reference form ("lyd_reference-form.pdf"). Please email this form to your references and request that they email the forms back to you when completed.

Step 4: Mail your application so that it will arrive by November 15th to the following address:

ATTENTION: Charlotte Lerchenmuller
Soroptimist International of Los Angeles
PO Box 861897
Los Angeles, CA 90086-1897


via email to with subject line note: 
"LYD Application"


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