Members of Zonta are executives or professionals in a recognized business, institution, or profession who are willing to support the objectives of Zonta.
Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.
Today there are more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 67 countries and geographic areas, The Ottawa Club was founded in 1929.
Annually our Club distributes a number of grants and bursaries to women in the greater Ottawa community.
Our club offers:
- Community service and advocacy
- Opportunities to have an impact through international projects
- Networking opportunities
- Leadership development
The Club meets once a month for a dinner meeting, usually on the fourth Wednesday of the month. All members are expected to join committees and participate in meetings, activities and events. Note: All members are welcome to attend Board Meetings, usually on the second Wednesday of the month. RSVP with a member of the Board.
MISSION – Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy
VISION – Zonta International envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her 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.
THEME – empowering women through service and advocacy