Welcome To Zonta District 5

Serving Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia

The word “Zonta” is a Lakota Sioux Indian word meaning “honest and trustworthy”. Zonta was founded in 1919 in Buffalo, New York.

Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. 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 a equal basis with men. In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.

Zonta International has over 28,000 members in more than 1,100 clubs in 62 countries around the world.

Zonta District 5 is comprised of 17 clubs from the states of Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia working to improve the lives of women both locally and internationally.

We welcome you to browse through our web site to learn more about Zonta International, District 5’s Clubs and our fellow Zontians! Please do not hesitate to contact us if you should have any questions or would like to learn more about joining a Club near you!