President's  Corner

  • 31
    Jul
     
    Jordan Site Visit Day Three: Building resilience
    We all lived a very emotional moment today: a victim of domestic violence broke down in tears as she shared her experience with us. Almost everyone else cried with her. Today, she receives training and money at the Taibeh Community Center and finds consolation in the collaboration and interaction with her Jordanian and Syrian co-students.
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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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  • 24
    Mar
     
    Thinking of you
    Dear Zonta members,

    Who would have foreseen that, within only a few days, lives for almost of all us have changed dramatically in order to slow down the spreading of COVID-19? Many of you are experiencing not only shelter-in-place mandates, with all the difficulties and sad consequences that come with them, but also much more forceful impacts on your own health and that of your loved ones, on your businesses and on your jobs.


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  • 6
    Mar
     
    Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz's Message for...
    This year’s International Women’s Day celebrations mark 25 years of implementing the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted by the United Nations at the Fourth World Conference on Women. As Zontians, we are still proud that the first one, 45 years ago, was organized by our Past International President Helvi Sipilä.
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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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