I am a 15 year member of the Zonta Club of Toronto. I have held positions on the Board of Directors and on various committees. I was an Area Director for 2 years and am currently the United Nations Chair for Zonta District 4.
Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women world wide. Zonta has consultative status with the UN on issues pertaining to women and girls.
Zonta stands for women’s rights. We advocate for equality, education and an end to child marriage and gender-based violence through service and advocacy
Zonta expands opportunities for women and girls through our international education programs and service projects.
We are dedicated to achieving gender equality in education and support scholarships, fellowships and awards for women and girls.
Full information on our international service, Advocacy and Education Awards can be found at www.zonta.org
In addition to the work being done internationally, each club supports service and advocacy in their city and region. Zonta Club of Toronto currently supports Times Change Women’s Employment Service, which trains women to enter the workforce, to be able to support themselves and their families. We are also aligned with the White Ribbon Campaign that works with boys and men to end gender based violence.
Throughout COVID, Zonta club of Toronto has remained active and was able to give monetary or product support to agencies who service those in most need. Toronto Food Bank, Yonge Street Mission, Women’s College Hospital Sexual Assault Centre, St. Josephs Hospital, Sistering A Women’s Place
Zonta Club of Toronto meets the second Wednesday of each month from September through to June.
In addition to Zonta Toronto, there are clubs in Oakville, Hamilton, Brampton-Caledon and the E-Club of Canada1.
Additional information can be found at www.zontatoronto.org and www.zontadistrict4.org
Zonta Club Of Toronto
W: www.zontatoronto.org and www.zontadistrict4.org