Past International Presidents

  • Maria Jose Landeira Oestergaard

    Maria Jose Landeira Oestergaard

    2014-2016
    Copenhagen I, Denmark
    District 13
    Empowering Women Through Service and Advocacy
  • Lynn McKenzie

    Lynn McKenzie

    2012-2014
    Wellington, New Zealand
    District 16
    Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide
  • Dianne Curtis

    Dianne Curtis

    2010 - 2012
    Santa Clarita Valley, California, USA
    District 9
    Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide
  • Beryl Sten

    Beryl Sten

    2008 - 2010
    Växjö, Sweden
    District 21
    Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide
  • Olivia Ferry

    Olivia Ferry

    2006 - 2008
    Makati & Environs, Philippines
    District 17
    Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide
  • Mary Ellen Bittner

    Mary Ellen Bittner

    2004 - 2006
    Washington D.C., USA
    District 3
    Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide
  • Margit Webjörn

    Margit Webjörn

    2002 - 2004
    Trosa, Sweden
    District 21
    Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide
  • Mary Magee

    Mary Magee

    2000 - 2002
    Brisbane Inc, Queensland, Australia
    District 22
    Building Zonta in the 21st Century - Inspired by the Challenge of Change
  • Val Sarah

    Val Sarah

    1998-2000
    Ballarat Inc, Victoria, Australia
    District 23
    The New Millennium - A Voyage of Discovery! Sharing Our Stories, Listening, Talking, Learning
  • Josephine G. Cooke

    Josephine G. Cooke

    1996-1998
    Los Angeles, California, USA
    District 9
    Implement the Vision, Equality for All Women
  • 'Folake Solanke, SAN

    'Folake Solanke, SAN

    1994-1996
    Ibadan, Nigeria
    District 18
    Zonta Agenda for Action: Women's Health, Human Rights and World Harmony
  • Sonja M. Renfer

    Sonja M. Renfer

    1992-1994
    Zurich, Switzerland
    District 28
    Successful Executives Serving the World
  • Leneen M. Forde

    Leneen M. Forde

    1990-1992
    Brisbane Inc, Queensland, Australia
    District 22
    Achieving by Caring
  • Ruth F. Walker

    Ruth F. Walker

    1988-1990
    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
    District 11
    Education, Understanding and Peace Through Giving
  • Amey E. Grubbs-Adams

    Amey E. Grubbs-Adams

    1986-1988
    Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    District 12
    Building Peace Through Serving and Sharing
  • Annikki Makinen

    Annikki Makinen

    1984-1986
    Helsinki II, Finland
    District 20
    Growth and Progress Through Personal Involvement
  • Cornelia S. Hodges

    Cornelia S. Hodges

    1982-1984
    Springfield, Illinois, USA
    District 6
    Action for Service...Friendship for Peace
  • Shirley K. Schneider

    Shirley K. Schneider

    1980-1982
    Springfield, Ohio, USA
    District 5
    Share with Others and Serve with Love
  • Evelyn E. DeWitt

    Evelyn E. DeWitt

    1978-1980
    Binghamton, New York, USA
    District 2
    The Voice of Zonta Shall Be Heard Throughout the World
  • France de la Chaise-Mutin

    France de la Chaise-Mutin

    1976-1978
    Paris Elysees, France
    District 29
    Achieving for Zonta is Achieving for yourself
  • Eleanor Jammal

    Eleanor Jammal

    1974-1976
    Ashtabula Area, Ohio, USA
    District 5
    Service Throughout the World: The Zonta Way of Life
  • Harriette Yeckel

    Harriette Yeckel

    1972-1974
    Kansas City II, Missouri, USA
    District 7
    My Home is the World: My Family is Mankind
  • Leota Pekrul

    Leota Pekrul

    1970-1972
    Denver, Colorado, USA
    District 12
    Giving Voices, Hands, Hearts in Service for Mankind
  • Helvi Sipilä

    Helvi Sipilä

    1968-1970
    Helsinki I, Finland
    District 20
    Widening Our Vistas in the Service of Mankind
  • Edna Nairn

    Edna Nairn

    1966-1968
    Oakville, Ontario, Canada
    District 4
    View From the Top
  • Ruth S. Knight

    Ruth S. Knight

    1964-1966
    Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    District 11
    Explore – Express – Expand – Zonta's Ideal of Service
  • J. Maria Pierce

    J. Maria Pierce

    1962-1964
    California, USA
    District 9
    Expanding Dimensions: Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood
  • Ellen Harris

    Ellen Harris

    1960-1962
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Towards the Light
  • Audra E. Francis

    Audra E. Francis

    1958-1960
    USA
    Zonta Opens the Door to World Friendship through Service
  • Emma L. Conlon

    Emma L. Conlon

    1956-1958
    USA
    Zonta Builds for the World of Tomorrow
  • Dorothea Radusch

    Dorothea Radusch

    1954-1956
    USA
    Let's Grow - in Understanding, in Fellowship, in Service
  • Edwina B. Hogadone

    Edwina B. Hogadone

    1952-1954
    USA
    Woman's Heritage...Woman's Responsibility
  • Elizabeth Gist Dozier

    Elizabeth Gist Dozier

    1950-1952
    USA
    Meet the Challenge-Defend Your Freedom Now
  • Elizabeth A. Judge

    Elizabeth A. Judge

    1948-1950
    Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Community Service for World Service
  • Louise C. Grace

    Louise C. Grace

    1946-1948
    Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Action for World Peace
  • Jessie Ekins

    Jessie Ekins

    1944-1946
    Canada
    Building Our Defenses in the Atomic Age
  • J. Winifred Hughes

    J. Winifred Hughes

    1942-1944
    USA
    Zonta Serves that Peace Might Come
  • Mary Moyers McElroy

    Mary Moyers McElroy

    1940-1942
    USA
    Geared for War, Zonta Thinks of Peace
  • Helen Pearce

    Helen Pearce

    1938-1940
    USA
  • Ellen Anderson Parks

    Ellen Anderson Parks

    1937-1938
    USA
  • Dora E. Neun

    Dora E. Neun

    1935-1937
    USA
  • Cora E. MacKenzie

    Cora E. MacKenzie

    1933-1935
    USA
  • S. Katherine Maddux

    S. Katherine Maddux

    1932-1933
    USA
  • Helen W. Cleveland

    Helen W. Cleveland

    1930-1932
    Canada
  • Olivia Johnson

    Olivia Johnson

    1929-1930
    USA
  • Katherine B. Sears

    Katherine B. Sears

    1928-1929
    USA
  • Louise C. Gerry

    Louise C. Gerry

    1926-1928
    USA
  • Ethel M. Francis

    Ethel M. Francis

    1925-1926
    USA
  • Marian de Forest

    Marian de Forest

    1924-1925
    USA
  • Harriet A. Ackroyd

    Harriet A. Ackroyd

    1922-1924
    USA
  • Esther Parker

    Esther Parker

    1921-1922
    USA
  • Mary Jenkins

    Mary Jenkins

    1919-1921
    USA