We work to empower women locally and worldwide through service and advocacy.
We offer the opportunity to achieve personal and professional growth in a nurturing and supporting environment.
The Zonta Club of Annapolis works to advance the status of women locally and worldwide through financial support for local service projects and scholarships, as well as through Zonta International Foundation Programs.
Zonta International, established in 1919, consists of 1,249 clubs with 30,000 members within 67 countries. The Annapolis Club was the 58th club chartered by Zonta International February 16, 1929. Of the 32 districts throughout the countries, The Zonta Club of Annapolis, is located in District 3, alongside the 37 clubs comprised in Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
Zonta International and its clubs are nonsectarian and nonpartisan.
Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.
Zonta International envisions a world in which women's rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.
In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision making positions on an equal basis with men.
In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.
The Zonta Symbols
ZONTA is derived from the Sioux Indian language and means "Honest and Trustworthy."
The ZONTA emblem is a composite of Indian symbols representing this concept: "Banded Together for a Purpose."
The Yellow Rose is also a ZONTA International emblem, which signifies "Radiance and Beauty."
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