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International Resources


2012-2014 Projects (PowerPoint Presentations)

The Zontian 2013
Advocacy is the focus of this issue of The Zontian. We hear a lot about service, but advocacy is also vitally important to our work to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide.

The Zontian July 2012
Important issue containing key messages from President Lynn McKenzie, International Committee Chairmen, and 2012-2014 Biennial goals.  Also includes introductions to all the ZI Governors and report from the 2012 Convention.  A must read.

Zonta International Membership Manual: Marian de Forest Membership and Classification Manual and Organization and Extension Manual 2010 This manual defines how the club OMC chairman and committee can successfully achieve the club’s membership goals through membership development and classification.  It also contains step-by-step instructions for starting a new Zonta club.

Zonta International Foundation Contribution Form
You can support Zonta's efforts to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy by using this form to make a secure online donation to the Zonta International Foundation. Zonta International Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by U.S. law.

Web Site and Social Network Policy for Districts and Clubs 2011

Guidelines and expectations for websites created for Districts and Individual Clubs; Networking policy and guidelines for social media.

Public Relations ToolKit 2004 (17 pages)
Excellent resource for internal and external communications

The Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Awards program recognizes young women for their demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program helps women pursue undergraduate and master's degrees in business management and overcome gender barriers from the classroom to the boardroom.

District Resources

Membership Manual
Every Zontian is responsible for generating interest in our organization.  Please take a few minutes to review this resource developed by our District to help in attracting and retaining members

Record Retention and Disposal Schedule
Guidance on how long we should be holding documents at the club level; reminder that we can clean up some of the archives.

District Manual 2013
This manual is intended to serve as a general guideline for those administering the districts of Zonta International.  Included are chapters on how Districts are run, policies and protocols; District Board responsibilities; District Committees; the District Conference and Area Meetings;  and District Rules of Procedure and Reimbursement guidelines.

District 1 Rules of Procedure as amended in 2011
Specific operating policies and procedures adopted by District 1

District 1 Area Director Manual
Overview of the major responsibilities of the Area Director

District 1 Secretary Manual
Overview of the responsibilities of the District Secretary position

Nomination Form for District Office


Club Resources

New Member Report Form

President's Manual

Club President Reality Check

Treasurer's Manual

Rules of Parliamentary Procedure


Membership Resources

Logging onto Zonta Intertnational Member-Only site

Team Building - Presentation by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at the District 1 Spring Workshop 2012

Why Zonta?  A PowerPoint presentation by Lynn Goodhue

Overview of International Projects

Prevention of Burns Violence Against Women and Girls in Cambodia, Nepal and Uganda  
Power Point Presentation / Script

Security and Empowerment for Women and their families: Ensuring a Gender-Responsive Humanitarianism and Early Recovery Response in Haiti
Power Point Presentation / Script

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Gender-Based Violence in Rwanda
Power Point Presentation / Script

Towards Elimination of Obstetric Fistula and the Reduciton of Maternal and Newborn Mortality and Morbidity in Liberia
Power Point Presentation / Script

Safe Cities for Women in Guatemala City, Guatemala and in San Salvador, El Salvador
Power Point Presentation / Script

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