Welcome to District 30 of Zonta International
Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Zonta International envisions a world in which women's rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential. In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision-making positions on an equal basis with men. In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.
The word “Zonta” is a Lakota Sioux Indian word meaning “honest and trustworthy”. Zonta's first club was chartered in 1919 in Buffalo, New York. Zonta International has over 30,000 members in 1,200 clubs in 67 countries around the world. Zontians all over the world volunteer their time and talents to support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta's mission and objectives.
The objectives of Zonta International are:
- To improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy.
- To work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of members.
- To promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
- To be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, to implement service programs, and to provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations and the world.
Zonta International, its districts and its clubs are nonsectarian and nonpartisan.
We welcome you to look at our web site to learn more about Zonta International, Zonta International Foundation and District 30 with its clubs and Zontians. Please contact us if you would like tolearn more about the Zonta club nearest to you or want to know how to become a member of Zonta
The next District Conference will take place in Heidelberg, September 22-24, 2017
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