Zonta International unites women and men in the pursuit of a common goal—to advance the status of women worldwide, giving them the collective strength to help individual women the world over realize their potential.
Zonta has been an active supporter of the United Nations since it was founded in 1945, and currently holds Non-Governmental Organization status at the United Nations and maintains active representatives at UN sites in Geneva, New York, Paris, and Vienna.
Zonta is a Native American word (Lakota-Sioux) meaning honest and trustworthy.
Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of professionals working together to advance the status of women. Over 36,000 members in more than 1,200 clubs in 67 countries join to participate in projects supporting women.
Zonta offers opportunities for service, professional growth, networking, and fellowhip.
WHO WE ARE
Zontians are accountants, consultants, counselors, doctors, educators, farmers, scientists, and much, much more. We care about our community, are involved, and contribute our time and energies to help others. We share a special friendship with each other as we engage in service together.