100 Years of Zonta International – A Special Centennial Message from President Susanne von Bassewitz

“It was the vision of a better world that inspired the women who founded Zonta in Buffalo. …

“In the hundred years that started on the 8 November 1919, Zonta has expanded into 63 countries. Thousands of women have joined the movement since then. Among them was one of the first women journalists, the first woman who flew an aircraft over the Atlantic ocean and the first female Assistant-Secretary General of the United Nations. 

“The members of Zonta are supporting each other in today’s more than 1,200 clubs. And together, they have empowered countless women in the entire world. We raise our voice for women’s rights and raise funds to provide a wide range of services in our communities and internationally. …”

Watch and hear a special centennial message from President Susanne von Bassewitz’s below.

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  1. Thank you for your very inspiring message, dear IP Susanne. Listening to you gives us wings. We are all proud to be member of Zonta International, as we celebrate its 100 anniversary. 1919-2019 we empower women. All the best, kind regards, Els van Winckel, D30 Area04, Club Morges-La Côte (Switzerland)

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