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District 31 supports Ukrainian shelters in Poland

Posted on 6/29/2022
Since the invasion of Ukraine started on 24 February, members from District 31, the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Mongolia, supported the Ukrainian mothers and children who had escaped to Poland.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao ushers in new Biennium with new roster of service projects

Posted on 6/29/2022
The Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, is excited to usher in the 2022-2024 Biennium with a new and improved roster of service projects



Zonta Club of Everett spruces up community garden

Posted on 6/27/2022
On short notice, the Housing Hope organization asked the Zonta Club of Everett, USA, to help spruce up their community garden space at Twin Lakes Landing in preparation for Governor Jay Inslee's visit later that week.



Zonta Club of Washington, D.C. holds installation ceremony

Posted on 6/21/2022
On 1 May, the Zonta Club of Washington, D.C., USA, held an in-person installation ceremony.



Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX meets President Sharon Langenbeck at district conference

Posted on 6/19/2022
During District 10's 75th district conference, the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX, USA, had a chance to meet and chat with Zonta International President Sharon Langenbeck, Ph.D.



Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX shines at Membership Drive event

Posted on 6/19/2022
After having to postpone its Membership Drive event for a year and a half due to COVID-19, the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX, USA, is basking in the glow of the event's success.



Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX gives out 10 scholarships for 2022

Posted on 6/19/2022
The Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX, USA, has worked hard all year to raise enough funds to celebrate ten women and girls pursuing education and careers in traditionally male-dominated fields. They also provided another US$1,000 for its Young Women



Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX presents 2022 Women of Achievement award

Posted on 6/19/2022
This year, the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX, USA, recognizes Zontian and club member Estela Avery as its 2022 Women of Achievement award recipient for all her endeavors.



Zonta Club of Cebu I: We hear your cries

Posted on 6/18/2022
In July, the Zonta Club of Cebu I, Philippines, plan to sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the My Bonita Home for Girls, residential care center for underaged rape survivors rescued by the Department of Social Welfare.



Zonta Club of Springfield, OH presents Young Women in Public Affairs Award recipient

Posted on 6/17/2022
The Zonta Club of Springfield, OH, USA proudly presents Brennan Patterson as its 2022 Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award recipient.



Zonta Club of Austin, MN brings More than Pink to girls

Posted on 6/16/2022
In partnership with the More Than Pink Project, the Zonta Club of Austin, MN, USA, filled pink cinch bags for the girls who signed up for the program.



Zonta Club of Fairfax County supports local passage of CEDAW Resolution

Posted on 6/16/2022
The Zonta Club of Fairfax County, USA, is a part of the Fairfax for CEDAW working group. On March 8, which is also Rose Day, they participated in the passage of a Resolution by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to elevate all county regulations



Zonta Club of Krefeld am Rhein celebrates club chartering with service and advocacy

Posted on 6/13/2022
The Zonta Club of Krefeld am Rhein is proud to be the second club in their hometown. However, there was no time to celebrate its chartering, and the club created the idea: "Donate First, Celebrate Later."



Zonta Club of Parma welcomes new Golden Z Club

Posted on 6/9/2022
The Zonta Club of Parma, Italy, is happy to announce the birth of its new Golden Z Club: the Parma Network Golden Z Club.



Zonta Club of Kauai receives US$2,000 for scholarships

Posted on 6/7/2022
In April, Rob's Gives Back, a program of the Rob's Good Times Grill restaurant, donated US$2,000 to the Zonta Club of Kauai, USA.



Zonta Club of Johnson County says membership matters

Posted on 6/7/2022
This year, the Zonta Club of Johnson County, Texas, USA, made membership the focus of all their club meetings and service projects.



Zonta Club of Helsinki IV hosts public webinars on prevention of violence against women and girls

Posted on 6/3/2022
The 2020-2021 theme for the Zonta Club of Helsinki IV's, Finland, monthly meetings was "Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls." In honor of the theme, the club hosted three webinars.



Zonta clubs in Puerto Rico celebrates their biennial accomplishments

Posted on 6/3/2022
On 30 April, Dr. Jean Rodriguez, the Area 5 Director from District 11, USA, led the clubs in her area on a virtual cruise to celebrate their accomplishments during the 2020-2022 Biennium.



Zonta Club of Kathmandu provides literacy classes

Posted on 6/1/2022
The Zonta Club of Kathmandu, Nepal, started a series of literacy courses for a group of 30-50 women in various remote areas.



Zonta Club of Dhaka IV elects 2022-2024 board

Posted on 6/1/2022
On 25 May, the Zonta Club of Dhaka IV, Bangladesh, held it's 27th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Hotel Lakeshore, which was the first AGM held since the pandemic started.



Zonta Club of Central Oklahoma supports Habitat for Humanity's Women Build

Posted on 5/30/2022
On Saturday, 21 May, the Zonta Club of Central Oklahoma, USA, spent the day supporting the Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity's Women Build project.



Zonta e-Club of Lumières: the first e-club in France

Posted on 5/29/2022
In May, Zontians in France celebrated the chartering of the Zonta e-Club of Lumières, the first e-club in France.



Zonta Club of Kauai installs 2022-2024 club officers and directors

Posted on 5/21/2022
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, installed the 2022-2024 club officers at their May General Membership Meeting in preparation for the next biennium.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte signs Memorandum of Understanding and more

Posted on 5/21/2022
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, continues to support its community through club actions such as signing a Memorandum of Understanding and more.



Zonta Club of Kankakee honors two women as Women of Achievement 2022

Posted on 5/18/2022
On 17 May, the Zonta Club of Kankakee, USA, honored two women in their community as winners of the Women of Achievement 2022.



Region South American celebrates 2021 Amelia Earhart Fellow

Posted on 5/13/2022
Region South America awarded the winner of its Amelia Earhart 2021 award to Catalina Flores at the Andrés Bello University in the Las Condes district of Santiago, Chile.



Zonta Club of Oulu participates in city's equality program

Posted on 5/12/2022
The Zonta Club of Oulu, Finland has been tasked by the city of Oulu to prepare plans for non-discrimination and equality programs in 2022-2026.



Zonta Club of Pikes Peak Area finds success in ZONTA Women In Careers initiative

Posted on 5/11/2022
In 2019, the Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area, USA, introduced its ZONTA Women In Careers initiative, also known as #ZWIC. It is designed to inspire, inform and empower women and teenage girls in the Pikes Peak region and beyond.



Zonta Club of Fort Collins curates What Were You Wearing exhibit to expand sexual assault awareness

Posted on 5/10/2022
The Zonta Club of Fort Collins, USA, and their community partners curated an exhibit called "What Were You Wearing" to dispel the myth that a person's type of clothing wears is the reason for sexual assault



Zonta Club of Fort Smith enlightens new member's understanding of International Service Projects

Posted on 5/9/2022
With new members joining annually, the Zonta Club of Fort Smith, USA, decided to increase the appreciation of the Zonta International Service Projects for their new and current members.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao holds a Mother's Day tribute

Posted on 5/7/2022
On 6 May, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, partnered with Padday na Yena, which translates to "Made by Mothers" in English, to celebrate their beloved, hardworking yenas (mothers).



Zonta Club of Kowloon provides hospice care for women

Posted on 5/5/2022
The Zonta Club of Kowloon, Hong Kong, has sponsored 500 bed days at the Jockey Club Home for Hospice for two years to promote hospice care.



Zonta Club of Kowloon combats fifth wave of COVID-19 in Hong Kong

Posted on 5/5/2022
From January to April, the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted Hong Kong. Aware of this issue, the Zonta Club of Kowloon contacted their partnering organizations to take action with them.



Zonta Club of Ibadan I empowers girls through education

Posted on 4/29/2022
The Zonta Club of Ibadan I, Nigeria, believes that education raises women's standard of living in economic, social and health terms to contribute to the ripple of positive change in their community and country.



Zonta Club of Kauai's Denim Day Action

Posted on 4/28/2022
On 29 April, the Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, received Denim Day Proclamations from Mayor Derek Kawakami and Carrice Gardner, a governor's representative.



Zonta Club of Greater East Texas hosts Picnic on the Patio membership mixer

Posted on 4/27/2022
On 26 April, the Zonta Club of Greater East Texas, USA, hosted a "Picnic on the Patio" membership mixer at Heartisan's Marketplace, a local non-profit (which the club supports) that serves women in need.



Zonta Club of Brussels Zavel hosts award ceremony

Posted on 4/26/2022
On 19 April, the Zonta Club of Brussels Zavel, Belgium, organized an awards ceremony at the Brussels City Hall.



Zonta Club of Cebu II initiates a webinar on women and leadership

Posted on 4/25/2022
On 23 April, the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, held a leadership development webinar to discuss the barriers Filipino women face that limit their ability to lead, why their leadership matters and how they can claim their seat at the table.



Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley shares awareness of Mudered and Missing Indigenous Women

Posted on 4/21/2022
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, USA, recently expanded its Red Dress Project to raise awareness of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) and its true significance by bringing attention to all the murdered or missing individuals.



Zonta Club of Kankakee presents What I was Wearing

Posted on 4/20/2022
With a local sexual assault center, the Zonta Club of Kankakee, USA, hosted the "What I was Wearing!" exhibition at their Take Back the Night event.



District Governor Ore Renner visits Abidjan, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo

Posted on 4/18/2022
District Governor Ore Renner recently visited 12 clubs in District 18 to see how they had progressed during the COVID-19 pandemic in this biennium while also addressing the district's biennial goals



Governor Vivienne Shen leads beach cleanup

Posted on 4/16/2022
On 8-10 April, Governor Vivienne Shen of District 31, Republic of China (Taiwan) and Mongolia, led Zontians and students from Golden Z clubs to carry out a beach cleaning project at Penghu, an outlying island in Taiwan.



Zonta clubs in Italy send a message of inclusivity and empowerment through art and fashion

Posted on 4/15/2022
The Zonta Clubs of Milan Sant'Ambrogio and Torino and the Zonta e-Club of Italy, Italy, collaborated with the Elena Mirò to launch an inclusive message about women's uniqueness and their strategic role in society.



Zonta Club of Palermo Triscele empowers local student

Posted on 4/7/2022
The Zonta Club of Palermo Triscele, Italy, recently awarded a scholarship to a local student at the Liceo Alberghiero Pietro Pizza Di Palermo.



Chadwick International School Z Club exemplifies the Zonta spirit through service and advocacy

Posted on 4/7/2022
Since the Chadwick International School (CIS) Z Club, South Korea, was established, they have continuously exemplified the Zonta spirit through its service and advocacy.



Zonta Club of Palermo Triscele delivers Rose Day Award to Rome

Posted on 4/6/2022
On 30 March, a delegation from the Zonta Club of Palermo Triscele, Italy, flew to Rome to deliver its Rose Day 2022 Award.



Zonta Club of Kauai launches Zontians Oppose Period Poverty service project

Posted on 4/1/2022
The Zonta Club of Kauai launched its Zontians Oppose Period Poverty service project, asking individuals and businesses to donate menstrual products.



Zonta Club of Cebu II and Z Club of Childslink High School spearheads youth environmental forum

Posted on 3/31/2022
The Z Club of Childslink High School, the Philippines, organized a youth forum on stewardship. The youth forum is a call for action to stop climate change.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte supports community through service and advocacy

Posted on 3/28/2022
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, continues to support its community through numerous club actions.



Zonta Club of Laguna holds blessing and turnover ceremony of its center

Posted on 3/24/2022
The Zonta Club of Laguna, the Philippines, held a blessing and turnover ceremony of the LINGAP-SMCL Zonta Center.



NPUST Golden Z Club holds DIY Cloth Menstrual Pads Workshop

Posted on 3/23/2022
The NPUST Golden Z Club, Taiwan, held a DIY Cloth Menstrual Pads Workshop to open the dialogue between a women and her body and educate people about periods.



Penn State Harrisburg Golden Z Club adopts a grandparent

Posted on 3/23/2022
Through its Adopt a Grandparent program, the Penn State Harrisburg Golden Z Club delivers small packages, sends out holiday cards and visits their "adopted grandparent."



Zonta Club of Christchurch Canterbury throws an Absolutely Fabulous Autumn Afternoon

Posted on 3/22/2022
To raise funds for its charity, the Zonta Club of Christchurch Canterbury held an Absolutely Fabulous Autumn Afternoon event.



Zonta Club of Naples installs and educates new Z Clubs

Posted on 3/21/2022
The Zonta Club of Naples, USA, recently installed three Z Clubs to promote leadership, international fellowship and volunteerism.



Zonta Club of Naples launches Inspire and Empower Advocacy project

Posted on 3/21/2022
The Zonta Club of Naples, USA, recently completed an art installation project at a local high school to inspire and empower students.



Zonta Club of Sanremo collects donations for Ukrainian Red Cross

Posted on 3/20/2022
The Zonta Club of Sanremo, Italy, collected medication and early childhood and food products for Ukrainian refugees and the Ukrainian Red Cross.



KAS Z Club talks about famous women figures in history

Posted on 3/20/2022
The KAS Z Club, Taiwan, visited the Kaohsiung Public Library Zuosin Branch to educate local children about famous women figures in history.



District 32 donates for Ukraine

Posted on 3/18/2022
On 10 March, District 32, South Korea, delivered donations to the Ukrainian Embassy for the use of Ukrainian women and girls.



Zonta Club of Cebu II calls for the passage of SOGIE Anti-Discriminatory Bill

Posted on 3/15/2022
The Zonta Club of Cebu II, the Philippines, hosted a webinar to call an end to gender-based discrimination and uphold the basic human rights of people with diverse sexual orientations and gender identity and expression.



Zonta Club of Cebu II rolls out all-purpose notecards to celebrate women

Posted on 3/12/2022
The Zonta Club of Cebu II, the Philippines, created notecards featuring 12 photographs from its Celebrating Women's Resilience and Strength photo competition



Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey celebrates International Women's Day and Rose Day

Posted on 3/12/2022
The Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey, USA, celebrated International Women's Day and Rose Day with women from around the world.



Zonta Club of Cebu II displays advocacy banners celebrating women

Posted on 3/9/2022
To mark 8 March as International Women's Day, the Zonta Club of Cebu II, the Philippines, wanted to honor all women working to make a difference by creating advocacy banners.



Zonta Club of Glens Falls celebrates International Women's Day

Posted on 3/8/2022
The Zonta Club of Glens Falls, USA, successfully celebrated International Women's Day by hosting a climate action panel discussion and luncheon.



Zonta Club of Ibadan I provides eye screening and examination for local women and girls

Posted on 3/6/2022
To help those with limited access to quality and timely eye checks, the Zonta Club of Ibadan I, Nigeria, organized a free eye screening and examination drive.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte provides health services to their community

Posted on 3/5/2022
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, provides health care services to their community through numerous club actions.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte harvests urban farming project

Posted on 3/5/2022
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, visited the location of its second Urban Farming project.



Zonta Club of Kauai hosts fundraising play

Posted on 2/28/2022
The Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation, USA, promoted a Zonta Red Carpet Gala Scholarship Fundraiser play called Mama Won't Fly.



Zonta Club of Toronto launches new service initiative

Posted on 2/27/2022
The Zonta Club of Toronto, Canada, recently announced the launch of its newest service initiative – the Orange Bag Project.



Zonta clubs in Finland Advances girls

Posted on 2/22/2022
From 2018-2021, District 20 partnered with the LUMA Centre to create Zonta Advances You (ZAU) in Finland.



Zonta Club of Central Oklahama celebrates women in science

Posted on 2/20/2022
The Zonta Club of Central Oklahoma, USA, welcomed Erika Barth, Ph.D., a lead scientist at the Southwest Research Institute to gave a presentation on Titan.



Zonta Club of Denver's poster project with The Blue Bench

Posted on 2/15/2022
In 2021, the Zonta Club of Denver, USA, partnered with The Blue Bench to create a poster promoting awareness of sexual harassment and assault.



Zonta Club of Leilehua celebrates Amelia Earhart

Posted on 2/14/2022
The Zonta Club of Leilehua, USA, recently cleaned and restored the Amelia Earhart plaque at the Diamond Head Lookout.



Zonta Club of Metropolitan Dunedin's holiday fundraiser

Posted on 2/13/2022
Proceeds of an annual holiday bake sale were donated to the Zonta Foundation for Women by the Zonta Club of Metropolitan Dunedin, New Zealand.



District 25 sets the tone for Women in Leadership and Equal Opportunities, New Opportunities

Posted on 2/13/2022
District 25 was featured in a blog post by Reema Lokesh, who covered their 16th District Conference held at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai on December 2021.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte continues empower community through service and advocacy

Posted on 2/13/2022
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, continues to support its community through service and advocacy.



Zonta Club of Cebu II expands Prisoner's Support and Engagement Program

Posted on 2/13/2022
The Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, donated laptops, computers and data packages to allow prisoners to communicate with family, friends and legal representatives.



Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao plants vegetable garden for dormitory

Posted on 2/12/2022
In preparation for their dorm residents' return, the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao, Philippines, planted a vegetable garden.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte continues to support community during pandemic

Posted on 2/6/2022
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, continues to go above and beyond to support their community during the pandemic.



Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley hosts its newest Z Club’s installation

Posted on 2/1/2022
In celebration of the International Day of Education, the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley hosted the installation of its newest Z Club from Canyon High School.



Zonta Club of Makati and Environs launches Her LegaZ podcast

Posted on 1/30/2022
The Zonta Club of Makati and Environs, Philippines, launched their Her LegaZ podcast to promote Zonta's advocacy of women empowerment.



Zonta Club of Pontiac-North Oakland introduces Zonta and Zonta Says NO

Posted on 1/28/2022
The Zonta Club of Pontiac-North Oakland, USA, created a video to introduce the world to the mission of Zonta International and the Zonta Says NO campaign.



Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley creates opportunity for women filmmakers

Posted on 1/24/2022
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley celebrated the its 10th year of LUNAFEST by helping local female filmmakers break into the industry.



Zonta Club of Miaoli throws roaring 1920s party for women empowerment

Posted on 1/19/2022
The Zonta Club of Miaoli hosted a roaring 1920's gala to celebrate the New Year and pay homage to the emergence of women empowerment during the era.



Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX empower female students through letters

Posted on 1/17/2022
The Zonta Club of Fredericksburg partnered with the Girls Empowerment Network to provide inspiring, empowering and uplifting letters to adolescent girls.



Zonta Club of Springfield, OH shows Zonta Cares with female hygiene drive

Posted on 1/15/2022
The Zonta Club of Springfield, OH presented the head nurse of a local school district a check and donated feminine hygiene products.



Zonta Club of Makati and Environs celebrates Amelia Earhart Month by celebrating women in space

Posted on 1/14/2022
On 24 January, the Zonta Club of Makati and Environs, the Philippines, held their Amelia Earhart Day event.



Zonta Club of Central Oklahoma provides gifts to unhoused teenage girls

Posted on 1/10/2022
The Zonta Club of Central Oklahoma, USA, provided Christmas gifts to 20 unhoused teenage girls from the Pivot program.



Zonta Club of Cebu II responds to natural disaster on Olango Island

Posted on 1/7/2022
The Zonta Club of Cebu II responded to a call for assistance after the destructive Typhoon Odette that took place 16 December 2021.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte rings in 2022 by empowering their community

Posted on 1/1/2022
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, rang in the new year with a series of club activities to empower their local community.



Zonta Club of Taipei wins Civil Organizations Pilot Silver Award

Posted on 12/30/2021
The New Taipei City Government awarded the Civil Organizations Pilot Silver Award to the Zonta Club of New Taipei.



Zonta Club of Kauai grants more than US$70,000 this holiday season

Posted on 12/29/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation, USA, partnered with The Garden Island newspaper for this year's holiday fund.



Zonta Club of Cebu II hosts human trafficking webinar

Posted on 12/23/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II closed their 18 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence with a webinar observant of International Day Against Trafficking.



Zonta Club of Cebu II hands out holiday care packages to female detainees

Posted on 12/22/2021
On 15 December, 12 members from the Zonta Club of Cebu II distributed care packages to the female wards, officers and staff who manage the institution.



Zonta Club of Cebu II talks about the perils of teenage pregnancy

Posted on 12/22/2021
The Zonta Club of Cebu II organized a webinar called The Perils of Teenage Pregnancy.



Zonta Club of Kauai welcomes new members

Posted on 12/20/2021
The Zonta Club of Kauai, USA, welcomed three new members.



Zonta Club of Taipei II hands out scholarships and recruits Golden Z members

Posted on 12/20/2021
The club held its Lu Soong You-Tze Scholarship award ceremony where they recognized 15 female university students for achieving outstanding academic performance and volunteer work against the odds in their lives.



Zonta Club of Cleveland welcomes new Z Club

Posted on 12/16/2021
The Zonta Club of Cleveland, USA, welcomed its newest Z Club of Aurora. The student club was formed in 2021 and had its official induction ceremony in November. Currently, they have 17 members



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte holds forum on climate change

Posted on 12/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, coordinated with the Laoag City Environment and Natural Resources office to hold an Environmental Forum.



Zonta Club of Cebu II raises vigilance against AIDS through webinar

Posted on 12/15/2021
On 1 December, the Zonta Club of Cebu II, Philippines, organized a webinar in observance of World AIDS Day. The webinar aimed to re-ignite the audience’s interest in the virus and raise vigilance against it.



Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte continues its free service program

Posted on 12/15/2021
The Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, kicked off its monthly program offering free legal, medical and counseling services to women and children on 11 December.



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