• 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

In January, Amelia Earhart Month, we remember 80 years of expanding women's horizons through the Amelia Earhart Fellowship zonta.org/aefellowship. In that time, Zonta has awarded 1,638 AE Fellowships, totaling more than US$10.6 million, to 1,209 women from 73 countries.

Join a virtual conversation on Thursday, January 28 at 3:00 pm with 2017 Amelia Earhart (AE) Fellow Anastasia Volkova, Ph.D., who was recently named one of BBC's 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020. Register at zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_S4HR7y37RJmu5snzopLNiw
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