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.

Events Calendar

With the intention of helping women in our community and across the world we host monthly meetings and conduct community service, advocacy and fundraising activities.

Ongoing Zonta Events

Club General Meeting
Origin at Longwood
6205 Oliver Road
3rd Tuesday of every month:  September – May

Committee Meetings
Ongoing Monthly

Zonta Wears Orange
25th of every month to say “NO” towards violence against women

For more information see: http://zontasaysno.com/

Upcoming Events

Zonta Launches 16 Days of Activism Campaign

Join the campaign to end violence against women

Friday Nov. 24th, 2017

Come join us with partners from Haven Society at 6 pm at the Bees Knees Cafe,  208 Wallace Street Nanaimo to network and launch the annual Zonta says NO! to Violence against women campaign. 

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December.

December 10th, 2017

It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day.

Amelia Earhart Day


January 11th, 2018

The Amelia Earhart Fellowship was established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart. The Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. The Fellowship of US$10,000, awarded to 35 Fellows around the globe each year, may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in these fields.

For more information see: http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/...

15th Annual Zonta Red Gala

Tickets are now available!

Friday February 2nd, 2018

Join us for Nanaimo's favourite girls night out Friday February 2nd, 2018 in support of Women's Heart Health & women's projects on our community.

For tickets please e-mail: zontaclubnanaimo@gmail.com

International Women's Day Luncheon

A Day in Celebration of Women!

March 8th, 2018

This is the time to uphold women’s achievements, recognize challenges, and focus greater attention on women’s rights and gender equality to mobilize all people to do their part.

Details TBA

Email us for tickets.

For more information: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/international-womens-day

Zonta Rose Day

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

March 8th, 2018

The Young Women in Public Affairs Award honors young women, ages 16-19, who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations.

Pictured: Award winners Julia and Celia