President's  Corner

  • 13
    Dec
     
    Zontians worldwide mobilize to end gender-based violence with Zonta...
    Zonta’s sixth Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women campaign and the 16 Days of Activism ended on Sunday. Read and watch a video to find out how Zontians participated in the campaign.
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  • SUSANNE von BASSEWITZ

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    Susanne von Bassewitz is the 2018-2020 President of Zonta International and the Zonta International Foundation.

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  • 10
    Dec
     
    From Susanne's Desk: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    70 years ago, on December 10, 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    This was a true milestone in the history of humankind.


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  • 3
    Oct
     
    From Susanne's Desk: Every two minutes…
    …a woman dies in childbirth. This roughly equates to the crash of two fully booked Jumbo Jets. Only that the plane crashes will make it to the news, but not the dead women or the families they leave behind. 
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  • 1
    Oct
     
    From Susanne’s Desk: Inside the UN General Assembly

    “Let’s stop calling it marriage: It’s a crime.” 

    This sentence has come to my mind again and again since I sat in a packed conference room at the United Nations on Tuesday last week.


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  • 9
    Jul
     
    International president shares message following Japan flooding and...
    Just a few days after Zonta International's memorable and inspiring 64th Convention in Yokohama, our host district experienced a natural disaster. Read Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz's statement on Japan's flooding and landslides.
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  • 6
    Jul
     
    Zonta continues to empower women and work for gender equality in its...
    Zonta is about empowering women—from the very beginning until now, as we start our Centennial Anniversary Biennium. Read this first message from President Susanne von Bassewitz this biennium.
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