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ZHKE is very pleased to announce that our sponsored student, Chloe Jazzy Lau from South Island School, won first place in the Young Women for Public Affairs Award (YWPA) from Area 2 of Zonta’s District 17 which is organised by Zonta International to recognise young women, ages 16-19, for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes. It is to encourage them to continue their participation in …

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On 8 March, Zonta Rose Day and International Women’s Day give us the opportunity to reflect on past achievements and honor the current efforts of champions for gender equality. This Rose Day: Think of an inspiring individual who believed in you or who works for the education, health, safety and economic opportunities of women and girls. Make an online gift to the Zonta Foundation for Women as a tribute …

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The 20th Zonta International District 17 Conference was held in HK during 5-7 Oct 2019. ZHKE successfully carried out many duties, including hospitality, emergency guest transportation logistics, post-conference tour to Macau, conference materials design, voting and treasury.

For many girls, child marriage can seem like the only option. Watch what happens when we give girls choices. As we begin 2019, reinvigorate your dedication to ending child marriage by joining Zonta International in saying NO to this human rights violation. Visit www.zonta.org/endingchildmarriage to learn how Zonta International partners with Unicef USA and UNFPA to make change a reality. https://www.zontahkeast.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Zonta_Says_No_To_Child_Marrriage_02.mp4

Zonta International brings a global community of professional women to the fight to end child marriage Continuing its long-term partnership with UNFPA to advance the rights of women and girls, Zonta International has become the first private sector donor to the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage. Zonta’s $2 million commitment, including $800,000 to UNFPA, will expand the programme’s reach and help accelerate its impact. Since …

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In the December e-newsletter: • Hear directly from President Susanne von Bassewitz on how Zonta is continuing to make a difference with the #ZontaSaysNO campaign • Contribute to empowering women and girls by considering making a donation to the Zonta International Foundation through the charity challenge • Review the latest Zonta Talk, which focused on membership retention • Take action alongside the Zonta USA Caucus as they work to protect Title IX …

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The Zonta International Mock Legislative Council Debate 2018 was held on 17 November 2018 with 29 Golden Z members joining from 5 GZ Clubs (City U, Chinese U, HKU, Lingnan U and Polytechnic U). Among them, 3 members were from City University of Hong Kong (“CityU”) including Tabia Calligenia Lui, Michael Cho Fung Lee and Man Tim Shing. We are glad to announce that Michael of CityU won both “The …

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With the November Zonta International e-newsletter, you can engage in Zonta Says NO and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, prepare for the next Zonta Talk and learn about the new individual membership category. Read more: http://ow.ly/eUrS30myNU1

Zonta International is excited to welcome Rachel Steinberg from our partner UNICEF USA on our first Zonta Talk tomorrow at 2 PM CDT. Register today and listen in tomorrow to learn more about child marriage and how Zonta is making a difference. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/5153474065381223179 Webinar ID: 953-263-963

This International #DayOfTheGirl, give girls a chance at a better future. Donate to help end child marriage by selecting the ZISVAW Fund when you give at zonta.org/donate. #ZontaSaysNO #EndChildMarriage #IDG2018 https://www.zontahkeast.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/ZontaSaysNoToChildMarriage.mp4

Zonta International is the first private-sector donor to the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage. Hear why Zonta is supporting this initiative from International President Susanne von Bassewitz at a high-level meeting during the #UNGA: http://bit.ly/2QgHVwa #EndChildMarriage

For nearly 100 years, the members of Zonta International have been champions on behalf of the world’s women and girls. And, as the Zonta International Convention in Yokohama, Japan kicked off on June 29, 2018, more than 2,000 members from around the world prepared to usher Zonta into a new century of positive impact, as Zonta gets ready to celebrate its centennial in 2019. Zonta International is a leading global organization of …

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Congratulations to the clubs celebrating special anniversaries in July! *30 years* Zonta Club of Paducah Zonta Club of Alpena/Tri-County Zonta Club of Aalesund *25 years* Zonta Club of Kyoto Miyabi ZONTA Club Toulouse Isatis

Zonta continues to empower women and work for gender equality in its Centennial Anniversary Biennium Zonta is about empowering women—from the very beginning until now, as we start our Centennial Anniversary Biennium. Through continuous engagement over almost 10 decades, our Zonta sisters have developed Zonta into a respected and reliable agent of civil society. Zonta is a strong partner for three UN agencies. Zonta’s objects and mission have been aligned …

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The 64th Zonta International Convention was successfully held from June 29 to July 3, 2018 at Yokohama, Japan.

The newly elected 2018-2020 Zonta International and Zonta International Foundation Board #Zonta2018 President: Susanne von Bassewitz President-Elect: Sharon Langenbeck Vice President: Ute Scholz Treasurer/Secretary: Mari McKenzie Directors: Marguerite Akossi-Mvongo Margaret Bateman Sigrid Duden Judy Gorton Lalivan Karnchanachari Christina Rylander Bergqvist Salla Tuominen

We are proud to announce the 2018 Amelia Earhart Fellows. These 30 exceptional women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering are from 18 countries and studying fields as diverse as mechanical engineering, planetary sciences and aeronautics. We are excited to welcome them into our community of AE Fellows and look forward to following their contributions to science. Click here to view the list of the 2018 Amelia Earhart Fellowship recipients. …

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Zonta International is pleased to share bios of the Jane M. Klausman (JMK) Women in Business Scholarship international recipients of 2017. These 12 recipients from six countries have demonstrated outstanding achievements and potential in business or a business-related field. The JMK Women in Business Scholarship was established in 1998 from a generous bequest by Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York, USA, and the …

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