Zonta International’s story is woven from a rich fabric of empowerment and progressive change. Today, Zonta International is a global organization of more than 27,000 individuals in 1,133 Zonta clubs in 62 countries. In 2019, we celebrated our 100th anniversary and the milestones that made us the organization we are today.
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.
CHANGING THE WORLD FOR WOMEN
Zonta International holds General Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and Participatory Status with the Council of Europe. Zonta teams engage in these important intergovernmental organizations and in important events and campaigns to further our global advocacy efforts and our mission to empower women worldwide.
Advocating for Gender Equality
Ending Gender-Based Violence
Ending Child Marriage
Expanding Access to Education
International Service Projects
Amelia Earhart Fellowship
Women in Business Scholarship
Women in STEM Scholarship
Young Women in Public Affairs Award
Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women
Local Service and Advocacy
Zonta International is proud to partner with organizations and coalitions who share Zonta International's vision of a world in which women's rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential. By partnering with like-minded organizations, Zonta International extends its reach and impact to empower more women and girls around the world to realize their rights.
At the local level, Zonta clubs partner with local non-profit organizations that share this vision.
Zonta International partners include UNFPA, UNICEF USA, Girls Not Brides, Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally and Women's Empowerment Principles.