President's Corner

Zonta International President Sonja Hönig Schough participated on a panel at the NGO CSW Geneva forum “Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls in a Sustainable Development Perspective."

Zonta clubs across the world continued to improve their communities and surrounding areas through projects to empower women during the 2014-2016 biennium. Three districts and seven clubs were presented with the Zonta Service Recognition Award at the 2016 Zonta International Convention.

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Zonta International congratulates clubs celebrating special anniversaries in October.

The side event aims to increase and differentiate awareness of the growing danger from the numerous ways of criminal trafficking in persons and underlines the hidden risks of “forced migration” as base for organ “harvesting.”

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Global Impact

  • Eligible women encouraged to apply for Amelia Earhart Fellowship before...
    Interested in applying for the Amelia Earhart Fellowship or know someone who may be eligible? The deadline for the 2017 Fellowship is 15 November.
  • Learn about outstanding 2016 international YWPA Award recipients
    The Young Women in Public Affairs Award recognizes young women, ages 16-19, for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life. Read about 2016's...
  • Zonta announces recipients of the 2016 Young Women in Public Affairs Award

    The 2016 YWPA recipients from 30 districts and one region and the ten International Recipients have been announced. 

  • Local Impact

    We Are Zonta

    Joy Brinduse

    Zonta Club of Indianapolis, USA

    "As a member of Zonta, I have travelled extensively to International Conventions; learned about the conditions of women around the world; made many, many friends both in the US and abroad; and through leadership in the Zonta club, and district, enhanced my skills in my own career."

    Carolina Klockow

    Club President
    Zonta Club Bad Soden-Kronberg, Germany

    “I believe that we, an international women for women organisation, can make a difference for women all over the world. I personally think that this is especially true when we join forces and Dollars to support big UN Projects. It is great to be part of a group of motivated, energetic women who want to change the world for a better place. ”

    Anne-Marie French Cudjoe

    Zonta Club of Accra II, Ghana

    “Becoming a zontian gave true meaning to giving back to people less fortunate than me. It defined my purpose and fulfillment in changing the lives of young girls who we help put through school.”

    Helen Schafer

    Zonta Club of Tauranga Area, New Zealand

    “As part of Zonta for the past 9 years, I have enjoyed the opportunity of meaningful friendship and community service. Being part of a group of professional women who find time in their busy lives to contribute to local, national, and international projects close to our hearts, is a privilege. ”