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The Zonta Club of Houston (ZCH) is part of Zonta International which was founded in 1919 in Buffalo, NY.  Today, Zonta International is a global organization of over 29,000 members in approximately 1,200 Zonta clubs in more than 60 countries.  See Zonta History for more information.

Mission:  Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Vision: Zonta International envisions a world in which women's rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.  In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision making positions on an equal basis with men.  In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.


ZCH also has a 501(c)(3) organization: the ZCHECF.  The fund's primary purpose is to provide scholarships and fund service projects that advance the status of women in the greater Houston area as well as globally through contributions to the Zonta International Foundation (ZIF).  For more information on our local service projects, scholarships and advocacy, please see "What We Do" on the menu bar.

If you share our purpose and our activities interest you, we would like to meet you!  See below for our Upcoming Events and Meetings. 




Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 6pm CT - Zoom Meeting

The September meeting will be a working meeting and all club members are asked to actively participate.  

Due to the current situation, we will continue to conduct our monthly meetings via Zoom.  You will receive instructions from Monica de la Cerda and the agendas from Mary Quinn. 

If you have any questions about what the city and county are doing, please see below.

Harris County Department of Public Health 

Kristin Koblis
(832) 273-6998




Here is a link to our current Newsletter!  June


Zonta Club of Houston Educational & Charitable Fund (ZCHECF)


While our organization continues to support service organizations and provide funding to our scholarships, in person fundraising events have been put on hold due to coronavirus concerns. If you would like to contribute to the Zonta Club of Houston Educational and Charitable Fund, please contact Linda Licarione at