March 5th Zonta Awards Evening and Fashion Show

Plans are well underway… Thursday, March 5, 2015

Please join us and buy your tickets today!

Please join us and buy your tickets today!

In Honour of International Women’s Day

This promises to be a wonderful Zonta Evening.

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See Fashion Show 2015 page for details.



Celebrate Amelia Earhart Month this January

Throughout the month of January, Zonta is proud to honor the extraorxdinary achievements and determined spirit of famed pilot and Zontian Amelia Earhart.

 90deff6b-5076-4a73-aec3-d7e1ae4a4a17In preparation for Amelia Earhart month, Zonta International Headquarters has created materials you and your club can use for your programs and activities. Visit to download these materials. Share the Amelia Earhart paper airplane with young girls you know and let their imaginations take flight.

Award Applications now posted


Zonta President, Prem Grainger with the winners of the 2014 Zonta Awards as presented at Ottawa City Hall on May 25th.

The 2015 Applications for the Jean M. Coon Humanitarian Award and Young Woman in Public Affairs Award are now online on our Zonta Awards page.

The 2015 Application for the Zonta Theatre Arts Award is also now online.


The Zonta Club of Ottawa – Overview

Members of Zonta are executives or professionals in a recognized business, institution, or profession who are willing to support the objectives of Zonta.

Prem Grainger, President of the Zonta Club of Ottawa Photo by M. Tobgi

Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Today there are more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 63 countries and geographic areas,The Ottawa Club was founded in 1929.

Among the first Canadian Zontians:  Agnes Macphail, first woman to be elected to Parliament; Senator Cairine Wilson, first woman senator; and Senator Muriel McQueen Fergusson, first female Speaker of the Senate.

The Club meets once a month for a dinner meeting, usually on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  All members are expected to join committees and participate in meetings, activities and events.

The Zonta Awards 2014 Reception was held at Ottawa City Hall in May.

The Zonta Club of Ottawa is currently welcoming new members.  For information contact:  Susan Smith


Zonta International:  Be sure to see the UN and Zonta page under Zonta International.  Important information is updated often.

The Zontacler deadline is the 7th of the month

Val Hume, editor is expecting information for the Zontacler by the 7th of the month

Contact information:



Would you like to join?  Zonta_membership_form – 2015

The Zonta Club of Ottawa does not accept unsolicited proposals or requests for funding.