Zonta Club of Dallas are Members of Zonta International… Who is Zonta International?
Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. Founded in 1919 in Buffalo, New York, Zonta now has 1,249 clubs in 67 countries and approximately 33,000 members. Zonta has consultative status with international agencies. Category 1 status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ENESOC), consultative status with the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), The International Labour Organization (ILO), and The Council of Europe. Zonta maintains representatives at United Nations’ site in Geneva, New York, Paris, and Vienna.
Founded in 1924, Zonta Club of Dallas is the oldest service club in Dallas and is a member of Zonta International, a 90-year global organization of executives and professionals in business working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.
For 86 years the Zonta Club of Dallas has supported Zonta International programs: Amelia Earhart Fellowships Awards, which have now given 1,017 fellowships totaling $5 million, Klausman Scholarships to Women in Business, United Nations programs such as UNICEF, UNESCO, UNIFEM, and Prevention of Violence Against Women.
For more information about Zonta International, to www.zonta.org
The Zonta Club of Dallas’ current fundraising project is LUNAFEST.