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Workshops
 

Attracting Attention for Service and Advocacy through Social Media


Social media is a powerful tool to raise awareness of Zonta International and your local service and advocacy efforts. Learn the basic rules of social media and leave equipped with the knowledge to use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to amplify your message and grow your club’s social media audience.

Collaborative Members Equal a Better World for Women


Achieving our mission requires commitment, collaboration and communication from all Zonta club members. Learn how to overcome differences, foster positive communication within your club and district and utilize the skills and talents of every member to create a positive environment to achieve Zonta’s mission.

Influencing Decision Makers - Zonta Club Advocacy


Change starts at the local level. Learn how to create an action plan to move your local advocacy forward with practical advice and instructions for identifying issues, developing an advocacy strategy, and communicating with government officials and the media with knowledge and authority.

Club Presidents Leadership Training

Are you a newly elected club president? Get expert advice from experienced Zonta leaders on how to create a club culture that delivers on Zonta’s mission and exceeds member expectations. You will leave this workshop ready to lead your club on a path to success.

Speakers

  

The Right Honorable Helen Clark

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The Right Honorable Helen Clark, Honorary Member of Zonta International, will be a keynote speaker at the 64th Zonta International Convention in June 2018.

Helen Clark was the first woman elected as Prime Minister of New Zealand, serving three successive terms from 1999 to 2008. Prior to her role as Prime Minister, she had an extensive parliamentary and ministerial career. She also served as Administrator of the United Nations Development Program and Chair of the United Nations Development Group, a committee consisting of the heads of all UN funds, programmes and departments working on development issues. She was the first woman to hold these positions.

She was awarded honorary membership in Zonta International in July 2017.
Naoko Yamazaki
On 5 April 2010, Naoko Yamazaki became the second Japanese woman to go to space when she boarded the space shuttle Discovery at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA as a mission specialist to carry equipment and materials to the International Space Station. 

On 2 July, Zontians who come to Convention in Yokohama, Japan will get to hear her speak and learn how she became Japan's "mama-san uchuuhikooshi" (mother astronaut).

Yamazaki is now retired from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and is on the Japanese Cabinet Office's Space Policy Committee.

Naoko was awarded the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship in 1994 and was named an International Honorary Member in 2012.