President's  Corner

  • 3
    Mar
     
    International Women's Day 2016: Envision equality–take action now!
    Women worldwide have been celebrating International Women’s Day on 8 March since 1975, to reflect on progress made to achieve gender equality, to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities and to call for sustainable change.
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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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  • 17
    Jul
     
    Not-So-Well-Known Facts About Another Centennial
    What was achieved in June 1919 with the 19th Amendment passing the U.S. Congress was obviously a big success, but female suffrage remained a controversial cause until it was officially ratified in August 1920. 
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  • 21
    Jun
     
    Looking back on June 1919: 'Lift-off' for Zonta
    June 1919 was a milestone month for women’s history in the United States. 
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  • 22
    Apr
     
    Zonta International President condemns terror attacks in Sri Lanka
    Read Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz's statement on the Sri Lanka attacks.
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  • 7
    Mar
     
    From Susanne's Desk: International Women's Day and Zonta Rose Day 2019

    This International Women’s Day, think equal, build smart and innovate for change. 

    Watch the latest video message from Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz in honor of Zonta Rose Day and International Women's Day 2019.


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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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