2017 Amelia Earhart Fellows

Advocacy Activity - November 2017

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PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS
Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide
 
Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta's mission and objectives.
Objectives:
  • To improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy.
  • To work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions.
  • To promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
  • To be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, to implement service programs, and to provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations, and the world. 

    Zonta International , its districts and its clubs, including the Zonta e-Club of Silicon Valley, are nonsectarian and nonpartisan.
 

Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women Flashmob in Hamburg

ABOUT US
About the Zonta e-Club of Silicon Valley
 
Our club is for professionals who are smart, active and want to make a difference in the lives of women and girls locally and internationally.
Our vision is to:
  • mentor  young women in our community and to help empower them in their lives;
  • support the education and literacy of women;
  • encourage leadership and development of women;
  • provide assistance in improving the quality of life for women;
  • eliminate violence against women locally and internationally;
  • honor women for their significant contributions and achievements;
  • serve our community. 
The Zonta e-Club of Silicon Valley supports the efforts of  Zonta International and the  Zonta International Foundation to advance the status of women through educational opportunities, by selecting recipients at the club level of the following annual programs:
 
Jane M. Klausman Women in Business scholarship program

Young Women in Public Affairs award program 

We are also delighted to have so many recent recipients of Zonta's annual  Amelia Earhart fellowships from our club's local area.  Congratulations to 2018 Amelia Earhart Fellow Alison Ferris from Stanford University's Mechanical Engineering department!  ​Since the inception of the program by Zonta International in 1938, there have been 1,573 Amelia Earhart Fellowships, totaling more than US$10 million, given to 1,144 Fellows from 73 countries
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WHAT WE DO
SCHOLARSHIP &
AWARD
PROGRAMS
 
Some local groups with whom we have had service projects, or for whom we have raised funds or in-kind donations, in the past decade include:
 
 
The Tech Trek summer camps at Stanford (for girls entering 8th grade)
 
 
 
 
 
Membership in Zonta affords many opportunities to develop leadership skills -- such as through managing a local fundraiser, heading up a local service project, or serving as a club, area, district or international director or officer.
LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
 
LOCAL
SERVICE
PROJECTS