Zonta International's Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award recognizes young women, ages 16-19, for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.
To read and learn about the 10 outstanding international recipients, click here for their bios.
Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients, and district/region and international awards are funded by the Zonta International Foundation. District and region recipients receive US$1,000, and 10 international recipients are selected from the district/region recipients to receive awards of US$4,000 each. Click here to view 2017's recipients from 31 districts and one region, representing 19 countries.