Women making change

UN Women is marking International Women’s Day (IWD) 2022 with the theme Changing Climates—Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow. The theme celebrates and recognises the contribution of women and girls around the world who are creating a sustainable future by working towards changing the climate of gender equality. For the month of March Zonta Club of Brisbane…

Older women housing boost

The Queensland Government has listened to women and announced a $14 million fund to build new homes and deliver specialised housing support services to older women, ensuring they have the security and stability of a home. Zonta Club of Brisbane member Susan Davies, also President of Sharing with Friends and a member of the Housing…

Make a difference!

Here’s an opportunity to make a difference. Calling all young women who aspire to make a difference in public life. The Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs bursary is open for applications. This award is close to us here at the Zonta Club of Brisbane as it was started while charter Club member Leneen…

Esther’s education boost

We love to hear from the young women who receive one of our Zonta Education Awards. This year, Yeronga High School Student Esther Etoka contacted us to let us know how much she appreciated receiving the award, a $500 bursary that goes to the school to enable winning students to pay for schooling needs. “I…

Maria nurses ambition

Maria Guillena has worked hard to achieve her dream to be a nurse. Now that dream is closer thanks to her own determination and some assistance from Zonta Club of Brisbane. Maria the 2021 Kingston Learning College Award which is a $2000 bursary to assist young women to meet any financial challenges to encourage them…

16 Days of Activism

ZONTA SAYS NO to any violence against women and girls and NO to child marriage and the growing issue of women’s homelessness. These topics will dominate the 16 Days of Activism from 25 November to 10 December 2021 as clubs across Queensland join in this global campaign. For over 100 years, ZONTA International’s 28,000 volunteers, have…

Award for advancing women

Zonta Club of Brisbane is excited to announce applications are open for its   Advancement of Women Award. This is a very special award that recognises a person who, through their leadership, work or advocacy, is progressing the status of women by either creating new pathways for women, facilitating women’s advancement along existing pathways, or…

Education awards

Education plays a key role in advancing women, girls, and communities. This is why the Zonta Club of Brisbane has a strong focus on fundraising so that it can provide education awards to students in high school and university. In the past 20 years it has enabled Zonta Club of Brisbane to award bursaries and prizes to more than 250 recipients.

Zonta International Awards

Zonta International offers four awards which attract international applicants. Amelia Earhart FellowshipThe Amelia Earhart Fellowship is a Zonta International Award for women pursuing PhD/doctoral degrees in aerospace-applied sciences or aerospace-applied engineering. The program operates only at the international level and is funded by the Zonta International Foundation. Read moreJane M Klausman Women in Business ScholarshipThe…

Advancement of Women Award

    The Zonta Club of Brisbane Advancement of Women award recognises a person who, through their leadership, work or advocacy, is progressing the status of women by either creating new pathways for women, facilitating women’s advancement along existing pathways, or advancing the interests of women through other endeavours in social, community, economic, academic, political…