Local Service and Advocacy

 
  • District 16, as part of WEPs Committee in New Zealand honors Zontian's firm for initiatives in workplace

    22 September 2017

    District 16, as part of WEPs Committee in New Zealand honors Zontian's firm for initiatives in workplace

    Zontians from New Zealand gathered 16 September for the White Camellia Awards. The Awards recognize businesses who have made progress and/or have good initiatives in each of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

  • Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado working to prevent teenage pregnancy, violence and abuse

    24 August 2017

    Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado working to prevent teenage pregnancy, violence and abuse

    The Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado, Uruguay, is working to prevent teenage pregnancy, violence and abuse through workshops in local schools.
  • Zonta Club of Skaneateles supports life-saving birthing center in Kenya

    23 August 2017

    Zonta Club of Skaneateles supports life-saving birthing center in Kenya

     Zonta Club of Skaneateles member Vivian Cunningham, a certified nurse midwife, saw a need for mothers in Kenya and took it to her fellow club members. 

  • Zontians in Berlin prepare for 7th year of mentoring young professional women

    21 August 2017

    Zontians in Berlin prepare for 7th year of mentoring young professional women

    The idea of the program is for experienced Zontians to support young professional women  (mostly in STEM fields) who are in their first professional functions during a fixed period of 11 months .

  • Zonta Club of Farmington/Novi Area raises US$13,000 to help fight domestic violence

    21 August 2017

    Zonta Club of Farmington/Novi Area raises US$13,000 to help fight domestic violence

    The Zonta Club of Farmington/Novi Area in Michigan, USA, recently presented a US$13,000 check to First Step: Project on Domestic and Sexual Assault. 

  • Zonta Club of Kathmandu hosts movie premiere to raise funds for building toilets in rural schools

    18 August 2017

    Zonta Club of Kathmandu hosts movie premiere to raise funds for building toilets in rural schools

    The club has helped build more than a dozen toilets in schools, and the funds raised from the premiere will go toward building more basic sanitation infrastructures in other parts of the country.
  • Empowering women through art: FilipinaZ fair showcases fashion, jewelry for a cause

    17 August 2017

    Empowering women through art: FilipinaZ fair showcases fashion, jewelry for a cause

    The Zonta Club of Makati and Environs Foundation's FilipinaZ fair is an annual fundraiser that focuses on advocacy for women empowerment.