Zonta International

Objectives and Mission: 

Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women.

General description: 

Zonta International, through its Foundation, supports international service projects and educational fellowships to improve the quality of life for women. Following are some of the programmes funded by the Foundation: - The Zonta International Strategies to Eradicate Violence Against Women and Children (ZISVAW) (see http://www.zisvaw.org), - Zonta International Service Projects, - The Young Women in Public Affairs Award, - The Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards. (see http://www.zonta.org/Welcome/welcome.html) Zonta International is also a member organization of Project Five-O, which provides vocational training for women and girls in poor economic circumstances.

Country Presence: 
Field of Interest: 
Environment, Human rights, Literacy, Women