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.

Zonta international has close to 30,000 members in 63 countries, working together to make gender equality a reality for women and girls worldwide.


One hundred years ago, a small group of pioneering women came together in Buffalo, New York with a vision to help all women realize greater equality while using their individual and collective expertise in service to their community.

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Zonta Foundation for Women

Since 1923, Zonta International has provided more than US$45.9 million to empower women and expand their access to education, health care, economic opportunities and safe living conditions.  

Through funding from the Zonta Foundation for Women, the Zonta International Service Program has provided training, education, health, sanitation, agricultural and micro-credit assistance to women, primarily through projects implemented by the agencies of the United Nations and other recognized non-governmental organizations

Zonta International - Yokohama Convention
Yokohama Convention 2018
Yokohama Convention 2018
Yokohama Convention 2018
Yokohama Convention 2018
Visiting Kyoto 2018
Nice convention 2016
Club members in Yokohama 2018
Capitol Hill 2016