- Útgefið: 04 september 2013
About Icelandic Soroptimists
The Soroptimist movement was brought to Iceland in the year 1959. The first club was chartered on September 19th this same year by Ulla av Buren from Sweden. Fourteen years passed until the next club was chartered and then in Hafnafjörður and Garðabær. Following that the number of clubs increased rapidly. The Soroptimist Union of Iceland was established in June 1974. Today the Clubs in Iceland are 19 around the country.
Icelandic Soroptimists have supported Soroptimist International projects from the beginning but they have also participated in many good projects within the country.
Where are we?
The Soroptimist clubs in Iceland are now 19. The first club to be founded in 1959 was the Reykjavík club. The youngest club, á Tröllaskaga, was founded in october 2015.
Most of the clubs are located in the south west part of Iceland. On the picture below the physical location of the clubs are shown with a number.
Clubs in Iceland listed by date of establishment:
We are pleased to give further information concerning Icelandic Soroptimists.