Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women worldwide.
Nearly 31.000 individuals are members of more than 1.200 Zonta Clubs in 63 countries and geographic areas.
Zonta Clubs are members of Zonta International
Founded in 1919 in Buffalo, New York, USA, Zonta means “honest and trustworthy.”
Throughout Zonta International’s history, improving the status of women politically, legally, professionally, and in all other facets of life has been the motivating force. Zonta International and Zonta Club programs are making this happen, laying the groundwork for women to achieve not just their personal goals but to improve conditions for women worldwide.
Zonta International seeks to:
- provide service at the global and local level
- improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and
- professional status of women
- promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedom
Zonta is as NGO with consultative status represented in the UNO since foundation in 1946.