Membership in Zonta provides an opportunity to make a difference in the world by opening doors to friendships and associations with other professionals. As an international organization, global networking is a reality and available to each member to enhance the status of women.
We provide service to individuals and their families, fundraising to support important service projects as well as enriching our members’ personal lives. Zonta International selects service projects in various countries to benefit the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women worldwide. We support women’s education through our Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards for graduate study in aerospace-related sciences and engineering. We offer the Young Women in Public Affairs Award to encourage young women to seek leadership positions in public policy, government and volunteer organizations.
For more than 50 years, Zonta International, in cooperation with various United Nations agencies, has provided financial and technical support to women and children in developing countries.
The Zonta International Strategies to Eradicate Violence Against Women and Children (ZISVAW) focuses on prevention, awareness and education as well as developing solutions to eliminate abuse against women and children.