Zonta International

The Zonta Club of Dayton is committed to service and advocacy. As a part of an International organization, this same commitment can be found in clubs in 65 countries with a membership totaling over 33,000. It continues to bring hope to the human soul when one considers the pervasiveness of this common mission. A partnership with the United Nations enables impact in far away countries.

Why Join Zonta?

  • Connect with other business women who are committed to advancing the status of women world-wide.
  • Work to improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy.
  • To work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace through a fellowship of executives in business and the professions.
  • To promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
  • To be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, to implement service programs and to provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations and the world. 





Recent Announcements

  • Happy New Year! Happy New Year!This year I am most excited for us, as it will be the year that we charterour club, becoming the 1st Zonta Club in the Miami Valley Region,the Zonta Club of Dayton.Dearest Zontians, in the past year we have managed to be able to build our clubfrom the grounds up, get to know people within the community and also be able to dohands on projects to help organizations within Dayton help women in difficulty. Over thepast year, our contribution through a cell phone drive to the Artemis Center, as well asmaking care packages through your generous donations including soap, shampoo, alcoholswaps and such for YWCA women have been deeply ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2013, 6:20 PM by Dayton Zonta
  • Why Join Zonta? I would like to personally welcome you to the Zonta Club of Dayton web site! On behalf of the members - we are excited that you are interested in one of the most unique women’s service organizations in the world. The Zonta Club of Dayton works toward a positive impact in the lives of women on a international and local level. Through our advocacy and service platforms, we support local Dayton community initiatives and organizations by uniting together for one purpose: to advance the status of women worldwide. Membership in Zonta is an honor and a privilege. Membership is a great time to connect with other professional women with the same courage and unite in the mission to improve the ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2012, 8:08 PM by Dayton Zonta
  • What is Required? WHAT IS REQUIRED?Zontians are asked to commit time, energy, and financial resources to advance the status of women, worldwide, through involvement in club, district, and international activities. Zontians attend monthly club meetings and participate in, and support, service and fund-raising activities.MORE ABOUT MEMBERSHIP AND OUR CLUB…The Zonta Club of Dayton is very excited for its goal to charter by the end of 2013. Membership is far more complicated and challenging. It is the “soft under-belly” of each club.The Membership Committee has been working on specific goals for the current biennium. In addition to focusing on recruitment and retention, the committee puts focus on locating qualified members and those with “new” classifications. Each Zonta ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2012, 8:10 PM by Dayton Zonta
  • Why Zonta Clubs Matter In The Community Zonta International  is an international service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. Recently, Besa Sharra, WSU alumni, founded and became president of the Dayton chapter.This organization works to provide women around the world with the basic needs to survive, undergo surgery, achieve gender equality in employment and mentor young women.“We live in a very crucial time in the world,” Sharra said. “Zonta helps women learn their potential and give them a new global perspective. We mentor and give scholarships to young women and hope one day they can look back and do the same.”Established in Buffalo, New York in 1919, early members of this organization were among ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2013, 4:27 PM by Dayton Zonta
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