President's Corner

Today, we stand with victims as the United Nations marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Human trafficking is a global issue known all over the world today, and it is something that we cannot accept as Zontians.

As we begin the 2016-2018 Biennium, we remain dedicated to empowering women through service and advocacy while working together in the next two years.
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Latest News
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 international recipients.

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

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Global Impact

  • 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. 

  • Voices against Violence curriculum implemented in 35 countries
    Trainers who attended the four Voices against Violence training workshops have produced their own national training plans. As a result, there are action plans in 35 countries.
  • Zonta and UNFPA empower girls in Niger to say no to child marriage
    Zonta International contributed 1 million US Dollars to UNFPA from 2014 to 2016 to support efforts to reduce early marriage and early pregnancy in Niger.
  • 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. ”