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Meet the young women who are changing the world

Posted on 7/2/2020
Zonta International is proud to announce the 2019 Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award district/region and international recipients, who represent 20 countries.

Zonta International responds to discrimination

Posted on 6/29/2020
As an advocate for women’s rights that are, in fact, human rights, Zonta is committed to treating everyone with equal respect and can not tolerate discrimination.

Student clubs receive Emma L Conlon Award for their outstanding service projects

Posted on 6/26/2020
Students in Z clubs and Golden Z clubs are working to better the world for women and girls with with their school, community and international service projects.

From Susanne's Desk: Message of support

Posted on 6/3/2020
Throughout its 100-year history, Zonta has been firmly committed to human rights and the equality of all people. That guiding principle was expressed in a recent message of support from our president to Zonta International leaders.

Congratulations to Zonta clubs with milestone June anniversaries

Posted on 6/1/2020
Congratulations to the clubs celebrating special anniversaries this month!

Zonta International is pleased to introduce 2020 Amelia Earhart Fellows

Posted on 5/21/2020
We are proud to announce the Amelia Earhart Fellows of 2020.

Let Us Learn Madagascar helps hundreds of girls return to school

Posted on 5/11/2020
Let Us Learn is an integrated education program that is creating opportunities for vulnerable and excluded children, particularly girls, in Madagascar. Read results from the project and find out how it is addressing COVID-19.

Zonta responds to the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 5/6/2020
While everyone around the world is affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is causing particularly devastating consequences for women and girls.

Learn more about new class of Women in Technology Scholars

Posted on 4/10/2020
Zonta International is pleased to share more information about the 2019 Women in Technology Scholars.

Zonta partners with UNICEF USA for ending child marriage with a public service announcement campaign

Posted on 4/10/2020
There are only two states—Delaware and New Jersey—that have prohibited marriage before the age of 18 with no exceptions.

Learn more about latest class of future business leaders

Posted on 4/3/2020
Zonta International is pleased to share more information about the 2019 Jane M. Klausman (JMK) Women in Business Scholars.

2020 Zonta International Convention Canceled

Posted on 3/31/2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Zonta International Board was forced to cancel the 2020 Zonta International Convention to be held 4-8 July in Chicago.

Honoring a pioneer in fighting obstetric fistula

Posted on 3/24/2020
The Zonta International community is remembering Zonta International Honorary Member, Dr. Catherine Hamlin, Australia’s most renowned gynecologist.

From Susanne's desk: Thinking of you

Posted on 3/24/2020
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?

Zonta educates, advocates for and empowers women; 2018-2019 Annual Report now available

Posted on 3/18/2020
We are happy to report that we accomplished a lot in the first half of our Centennial Anniversary Biennium. Download the digital-only 2018-2019 Zonta International and Zonta International Annual Report for updates on our service projects and educatio

Zonta International President Susanne von Bassewitz's Message for International Women's Day

Posted on 3/6/2020
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.

Official Slate of Candidates for Election at Convention 2020

Posted on 3/2/2020
The Zonta International Nominating Committee (INC) has the pleasure of advising the Slate of Candidates for officers and directors of the 2020-2022 Zonta International and Zonta International Foundation Boards and the 2020-2022 Zonta International No

2020 JMK Women in Business Scholarship materials now available

Posted on 1/27/2020
Just 21.2 percent of S&P 500 companies’ board seats are occupied by women

Our icon is making its mark!

Posted on 1/24/2020
At the 10th International Creative Media Awards, the Zonta International Centennial Anniversary icon was recognized as an outstanding design and concept in the New Logo category.

Let Us Learn Madagascar teaches teens valuable life skills

Posted on 1/23/2020
In Madagascar, more than a third of teens between the ages of 15 and 19 become pregnant.

Meet first group of Zonta International's Women in Technology Scholars

Posted on 12/2/2019
Zonta International is proud to announce the 2019 Women in Technology Scholarship district/region and international recipients, who represent 22 countries.

Meet the latest class of future business leaders

Posted on 11/26/2019
Zonta International is proud to announce the 2019 Jane M. Klausman (JMK) Women in Business Scholarship

We envision a world where all women and girls are free from violence

Posted on 11/25/2019
A call to action on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Action for Service...Friendship for Peace

Posted on 11/25/2019
Action for Service…Friendship for Peace” This was Past International President Cornelia Hodge’s theme for the 1982-1984 Biennium

Past District 18 Governor, Anne-Marie French-Cudjoe to represent Zonta International at Nairobi Summ

Posted on 11/12/2019
This week in Nairobi, Kenya, the International Conference on Population and Development will meet and re-energize the global community to fulfill the promise for equal rights for women and girls.

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