President's  Corner

  • 4
    Apr
     
    Preventing the root causes of inequality and violence against women...
    Since 1919, Zonta International has worked worldwide to achieve gender equity and to improve women’s lives. And education has been a focus since the adoption of the Vocational Education for Girls Project, Zonta's first US service program, in 1928.
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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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  • 25
    Nov
     
    We envision a world where all women and girls are free from violence
    A call to action on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
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  • 7
    Nov
     
    100 Years of Zonta International

    Click to view a special video message from President Susanne von Bassewitz


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  • 7
    Nov
     
    Celebrating our Centennial Anniversary
    8 November is a very special day for us: 100 years back, Zonta was founded in Buffalo, New York, by courageous women who set out to work for gender equality and a better world. 
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  • 1
    Nov
     
    …and another Centennial Anniversary

    Like Zonta, the International Labour Organization (ILO) was founded in 1919, in the aftermath of World War I. One of its key missions right from the start was the "improvement of women’s right and working condition" and "equal remuneration for work of equal value."


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  • 30
    Oct
     
    Honoring quite another 100 years

    During my recent stay in Taipei I learned that the Zonta Club of Taipei II has a member, Ju-Chiang Lay Shan, who celebrated her hundredth birthday a while ago. 


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