Zonta International seeks to empower women worldwide by improving their legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status at the global and local levels through service and advocacy.

Our Mission Statement: Maximize our impact through service and advocacy initiative and educational programs that empower woman and girls!

The Zonta Club of Nanaimo, a part of Zonta International, is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide and right here in our community through service and advocacy.

With the objectives to:

  • Improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy.
  • Work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions.
  • Promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
  • 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.

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Latest News

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

February 25th, 2020

International Women’s Day theme: I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. Friday March 6th 2020. Speakers – Sisters Jodi Gaudet and Lori Tribeck.   [read more]

Save the Date - Zonta Red Gala

Save the Date - Zonta Red Gala

February 11th, 2020

Join us for Nanaimo's favourite girls night out Friday February 5th, 2021 in support of Women's Heart Health & women's projects on our community.   [read more]

Zonta International Celebrates 100 years in November 2019

Zonta International Celebrates 100 years in November 2019

February 5th, 2019

One hundred years ago, a small group of pioneering women came together with a vision to help all women realize greater equality while using their individual and collective expertise in service to their community.   [read more]