ZONTA AWARD IN MEMORY OF MARLENE SIMMONDS
The 2019 Winner of the ZONTA AWARD IN MEMORY OF MARLENE SIMMONDS at Ryerson University was Brooklynne Morrison. The award is given to one female, undergraduate student in the Department of Criminology upon completion of third year of full-time study; must demonstrate an interest in the area of improving the social, economic and legal status of women.
The Zonta Club of Toronto Scholarship awards established at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences were presented at the Michener Institute Student Awards Ceremony held on November 6, 2019.
- Zonta Club of Toronto Diagnostic Cytology Scholarship : Raven Macgregor
- Zonta Club of Toronto Radiological Technology Scholarship: Briyanka Varathan
Club Dues for 2019-20 are $275.
Please bring your cheque to the May 8, 2019 meeting or e-transfer to Lois Spencer [email protected], with the answer to the question is Dues.
The world economy, industry and sciences are becoming increasingly digitized, and these developments are disrupting society and familiar social processes. Women, however, are still largely underrepresented in technology fields. To create a world in which men and women have equal opportunities, women need to have an active role in technology and technological developments. Zonta International is pleased to offer its new Zonta International Women in Technology Scholarship to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in technology.
Applications for the Women in Technology Scholarship will be available in January 2021. Applicants apply directly to Zonta International. The Zonta International Women in Technology Scholarship Committee reviews the applications and recommends up to 20 recipients to the Zonta International Board. All applicants will be notified of their status by the end of April.
Zonta International will award up to 20 scholarships of US$8,000 each. Women in Technology Scholarships are made possible through generous contributions to the Rose Fund from Zontians, Zonta clubs and friends of Zonta.
Below is the link to the Zonta International Women Technology award information:
Zonta International Women in Technology Award
Applications for the 2021 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships will be available on the Zonta International website in early January : Please go to the Zonta International website for the Women in Business Scholarship, for more information.
Please submit PDF applications to: [email protected] by June 1, 2021.
The Zonta Club of Toronto has undertaken a project to assemble birthing kits to be delivered to areas of need throughout the world. The kits will be prepared and assembled by the members and friends of the Zonta Club of Toronto.
One hundred and twenty million women give birth every year, 86% deliver in developing countries, 60 million of these are women who either have the assistance of a Traditional Birth Attendant or no assistance at all. Half a million women die annually, many from infection, tetanus and other complications. For every woman who dies in childbirth, around another 30 women (15 million) incur injuries and infections, many of which are often painful, disabling, embarrassing and lifelong.
Birthing Kits save lives and reduces suffering by providing for a clean birth.
The birthing kits will be distributed by a registered charitable organization with links to established clinics that will ensure that the kits are provided with instructions on use. Each kit is ensuring that three people have a safer birthing experience – the birth mother, the baby and the attendant.
Next birthing kit build:
February 23, 2019 9am to 12 noon
Please click on the link above for more details.
Birthing kit event on Saturday February 23, 2019 at 9 am.
The address is Klick Cafe, Ground Floor, 175 Bloor St E, Toronto, ON M4W 3R8. North entrance on Bloor or south entrance on Hayden. The cafe is on the ground floor of the north building.
Ps see the link below to Zonta Brisbane Breakfast club: it is inspiring!
During the 2018-2020 Biennium, two projects are being supported by the International Service Fund:
To learn more about the International Service Program and the projects being funded this biennium, click here.
Starting in the fall of 2017, the Zonta Club of Toronto will be supporting the Times Change Women’s Employment Service!
The purpose of Times Change Women’s Employment Service is to help diverse, unemployed women achieve economic self-sufficiency by providing services that include professional employment, educational counselling, skills training, and job placement opportunities. Times Change is a non-profit community agency helping women reach their employment goals since 1974.
Times Change Women’s Employment Service
365 Bloor St. East, Suite 1003
Toronto, ON M4W 3L4