Our local chapter was founded in 1929 and as a member of Zonta International (founded in 1919), we are dedicated to improving the lives of women locally and globally through service, advocacy, education, and fundraising efforts. This same spirit of service and advocacy is shared by 30,000 members representing clubs in 66 countries – all focused on improving the status of women, through education, service and advocacy. Fighting to improve women’s lives by working to combat women’s issues such as human trafficking and violence against women.
Our fundraising efforts support our local service projects at organization such as, Alves/Amethyst, The Furniture Bank, Life Care Alliance, Choices and local food pantries to name a few. Additionally, the Zonta Club of Columbus sponsors a Z Club at Columbus Metro High School to guide students in their development leadership skills, and participation in community service projects.
The Zonta Club of Columbus supports women seeking to further their education through a Non Traditional Scholarship program with Ohio Domican University (ODU), the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship, the Outstanding Young Women in Public Affairs Award, and the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship.
We welcome you to come join us in making a difference in women’s lives locally and internationally. If you are interested in joining The Zonta Club of Columbus, please check out our membership page for more information. We would love to hear from you!