• Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey
  • Member of Zonta International
  • Empowering Women Through Service and Advocacy

Welcome – Zonta Club Celebrates 16 Days of Activism

Empowering Women Both Locally and Worldwide

Serving South Central Pennsylvania, the Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey became a chartered club of Zonta International (ZI) on March 11, 1980. ZI is a leading global organization empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy, achieving global impact through local action. Zonta has 29,500 members from 63 countries working together to improve the lives of women and children.

Zonta empowers women and children through Service, Advocacy, Education, and Networking. ZI is uniquely positioned within the United Nations to represent the special concerns of women and children throughout the world. Read more about Zonta International by visiting their website at zonta.org.

The local Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey club welcomes you and invites you to join us as we work to enhance the status of all women and children both locally and globally. In this website is information about the club history, the events throughout the year, our fundraising efforts and our commitment to Shalom House, the many ways we promote and advocate for women’s causes, and information about the two scholarships that we give each year.

We are excited to announce that on December 2, 2019 the Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey held a Charter Induction and Installation Ceremony for the new Golden Z Club of Penn State Harrisburg.  Zonta Club member Professor Heather Jackson and Dr. Ovgu Kaynak will be their advisors. See the Events page for more information.

The local club meets monthly. This year because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, we will hold our monthly meetings via Zoom call. The meetings will continue to offers a guest speaker. See the Membership tab for more information about attending the monthly meetings or about membership in the club. Please contact zontaclubhbg@gmail.com if you would like additional information about the club. Check out our Facebook page at Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey.



From Our Facebook Page

Reminder - The deadline date to submit applications for the Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship is March 1st, 2021. This scholarship is awarded to a female high school student or early college student who demonstrates a commitment to volunteerism, leadership achievements, and dedication to the advancement of the status of women. Information and the application for the YWPA scholarship are available on the Zonta Club Harrisburg-Hershey website. Share this opportunity with your family and friends. zontaharrisburghershey.org/scholarships/ #scholarship ... See MoreSee Less
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The Safe from the Start Act (H.R. 571) would keep women and girls safe from violence, early marriage and other injustices in emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of the act is to reduce the incidence of gender-based violence (GBV), ensure quality support for survivors from the very beginning of emergencies through timely and effective humanitarian action, and promote standards for prevention, mitigation and response to such crises.These issues are a matter of life and death for many women and girls caught in crises. Contact your representative today to support the passage of H.R. 571 and protect women and girls from gender-based violence. Thanks for your support. ... See MoreSee Less
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