Zonta Club of Ottawa, Canada

Past Events

SPEAKER EVENT: “COVID-19 and Violence

Against Women: The Double Pandemic”

Registration Link: http://bit.ly/ZCO-IWD

COVID-19 and Violence Against Women: The Double Pandemic

About this Event

The pandemic has affected us all. Imagine how it has affected women and children fleeing violence. How can we help? Learn more in this International Women’s Day talk!

The Zonta Club of Ottawa, Canada is pleased to host Kaitlin Geiger-Bardswich, Communications & Development Manager of Women’s Shelters Canada, who breaks down the challenges COVID-19 has presented and amplified regarding violence against women.

Event Details:

Upon registration, the Zoom link will be sent to you via email. Due to virtual event capacity, we ask for your cooperation and encourage you to refrain from sharing the Zoom link with non-registered guests.

To allow attendees to get settled, the event room will open at 6:15pm.

Note: In the video below, we are highlighting this website (www.sheltersafe.ca) that has been created to assist women in finding a shelter that meets their needs. Watch below and share widely with your networks. Thank you in advance.

Virtual Talk on Child Marriage in Canada on Thursday Oct. 22nd, 2020 6:00-7:00PM (30 min talk, 30 min Q&A) with Dr. Alissa Koski  Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health  (McGill University)

Event Poster – 2020-10-22 Dr. Koski (1)


Zonta Thank You from Odyssey Theatre

It was a much unexpected but very welcome surprise to receive your letter; please accept our sincere thanks for the very kind donation from the Zonta Club for Odyssey Theatre.

Zonta Supports Interval House_2020-07-20

Interval House emergency shelter receives gift of $3,500 from Zonta Club of Ottawa, Canada to help
respond to increasing needs during the COVID-19 response.


Zonta Club of Ottawa, Canada  April 22, 2020 AGM

January 11, 2020 Amelia Earhart Day ‘Annual Breakfast’



November 8, 2019 Zonta International Centennial Anniversary


August 18, 2019 Susie & Marceli’s Sagastaweka Island Picnic

Senator Tony Dean, Cindy O’Neil ‘Proclamation’ Dr. Marie Boutilier & Senate Usher of the Black Rod

Senators’ Statements — Zonta International

June 6, 2019   Hon. Tony Dean   ODF Image Link


Honourable senators, I rise today to mark the hundredth anniversary of Zonta clubs.

Zonta International is a global volunteer organization empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy for the recognition of women’s rights as human rights, and a world where every woman is able to achieve her full potential without fear of gender-based violence. Zonta International has consultative status with the UN on issues pertaining to women and girls.


Zonta Club of Ottawa, Canada Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Letter from Zonta International:  90th anniv Zonta Club of Ottawa_Canada Charter 02012020 from ZI

05152019 90th Anniversary at Chateau Laurier

ZC of Ottawa, Ontario Charter Certificate

2019 Annual Awards Celebration

International Women’s Day (IWD) March 8, 2019







Zonta Club of Ottawa Centennial Celebration

‘Get Your Glow On’  Nature Nocturne’  Friday, November 30, 2018 

Hand-off Zonta District 2 Centennial ‘Torch’ to Marjorie Lavin (Zonta Club of Albany, NY)


November 2018

Sylvie’s Musical Afternoon Fundraiser June 3, 2018

27/Sep/17 741 Cornerstone Housing for Women / Capital Campaign Unit Sponsorship s 6,500.00


Cornerstone Princeton Ribbon Cutting Oct. 2018

Val Hume, Krystal Valencia, Sophia Wright, Cindy O’Neil



Susie & Marceli’s Sagastaweka Island Picnic June 2016



June 15, 2014 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)


Congratulations to the Zonta Club of Ottawa for 80 years of dedication

Oct. 2009 Zonta District 2 Fall Workshop

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