Empowering Women Through Service 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.

About Zonta International

Dedicated to achieving gender equality in education

Zonta International supports scholarships, fellowships and awards for women pursuing careers in traditionally male-dominated fields

Zonta International Programs

Our Mission Statement: Maximize our impact through service and advocacy initiative and educational programs that empower women 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.

In 2018, the Zonta Club of Nanaimo celebrated 25 years of empowering women, through service & advocacy in Nanaimo & globally.


News & Events

16 Days of Activism

Nov 25th - Dec 10th, 2021

Join us in saying NO! Kick off will start with creating a display at Bees Knees Cafe in the afternoon and then lighting the Bastion with orange light at 5pm. 

Amelia Earhart Day

January 11th, 2022

The Amelia Earhart Fellowship was established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart.

International Women's Day

March 8th, 2022

The Zonta Club of Nanaimo welcomes you to our annual Yellow Rose Luncheon to celebrate International Women’s Day. More details to come!

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Interested in becoming a Zonta Club of Nanaimo member and adding your voice to empower women locally and throughout the world?

Check out the Zonta International website for membership information to learn more about joining this worldwide organization to support and empower women or contact us.

Join an amazing group of women in the Nanaimo Zonta Club, chartered in 1994, who work to support women's education through scholarships, women's health, and to improve the status of women in our community.

Though COVID restrictions have prevented us from holding our usual annual events it has not deterred us from our purpose and mission To Improve and Empower Women through Service and Advocacy.

We Want You!!!