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Berkeley Zontians help promote Financial Fitness for Young Women

  On Saturday, December 9th, four of our members assisted in presenting a Financial Fitness seminar at the 2017 Berkeley-Oakland YWCA’s annual Young Women and Money Conference.  This breakout session was attended by about 40 young women, and participants learned … Continue reading

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Think you know the facts about violence against women?

In honor of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN Women have put a short quiz up to test you knowledge of  this important issue: Click here to go to the website.  It’s time to educate yourself!

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Zonta members at CEDAW breakfast in San Francisco

On November 23rd 2017, members of the Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay joined Faye Mellos and members of the Zonta Club of Silicon Valley in participating in a breakfast honoring the achievements of individuals and organizations who use their public roles … Continue reading

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Zontians participate in Women’s Marches around the USA

Members of the Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay marched in the Oakland and San Francisco Women’s Marches on Saturday, January 21st.  In addition, women from Zonta clubs all over the country participated in this grass-roots event to say “No!” to … Continue reading

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Video by Rights 4 Girls

Check out this well-done video about child sex trafficking**on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ho3b0J5Oj5Q There is #NoSuchThing as a child prostitute. Learn more about the work of Rights 4 Girls at http://rights4girls.org/ **not necessarily appropriate for children

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September Social at Oakland Museum

Friends and club members met and discussed about local Zonta activities on Thursday, September 29th at the Oakland Museum of California. We got together for lunch at the Blue Oak Cafe at the Museum, chatted about upcoming club activities, then … Continue reading

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Celebrate Amelia Earhart!

Zonta International is proud to honor the extraordinary achievements and uncompromising spirit of Amelia Earhart throughout the month of January. Amelia Earhart Day is 11 January, and we encourage women of various ages to follow in her footsteps. You can … Continue reading

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A provocative opinion article in the NYTimes

In light of the shootings at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility over the Thanksgiving weekend, and since this occurred during the 16 Days of Activism campaign to bring awareness to the issue of violence against women, here is the … Continue reading

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Zonta District 9 Conference – October 2-4, 2015

  The Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay had 5 members attend the recent district conference in San Jose, California at the Dolce-Hayes Mansion Hotel.  The weather was beautiful, and the conference was informative and well-run.  Aside from learning more about fundraising techniques, … Continue reading

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Olivia Lucas becomes an YWPA International Award winner!

In May of 2014, the Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay awarded Miss Olivia Lucas of Head Royce High School in Oakland, our club’s Young Woman in Public Affairs (YWPA) award. Our club recognized her outstanding contributions to her school community, … Continue reading

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