Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley
Area meets on the 3rd Tuesday
of each month,
For information call (805)
Zonta Club of Conejo
Valley Area Supports Education
and Family Safety
|Zonta Scholarships Awarded
The Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley Area, will award two $1000 Young Women in Public Affairs Awards this year, and one $500 Award, at their March 19th meeting at Sunset Hills Country Club in Thousand Oaks.
A $1000 Award will be presented to Newbury Park High School senior Jaclyn Lee, and a $1000
Award will be presented to Simi's Royal High School Senior, Ashni Nadganda. A third award of
$500 will be awarded to Simi Valley Santa Susana High School Senior Mahnoor Saleen.
The goals of the Young Women in Public Affairs award program are twofold: one, to recognize the
commitment of college-bound women ages 16 to 20 to the volunteer sector, and two, to advance the status of
women by encouraging more female students to enter careers in public affairs, public policy and community
organizations. Applicants were asked to reflect on their lives, their commitment to the communities in
which they live, and the role models that have inspired them to become involved in the community or in a
specific prospective career.
Applications for the 2013 Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are now
available from the Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley by calling Louise Jordan at 1-818-597-1104 or
downloading the application at the website www.zontcv.org.
Due date is May 6th mailed to the Zonta Club
of the Conejo Valley Area, at P.O. Box 4832, Thousand Oaks, CA. 91359
The Zonta International Jane M.
Klausman Women in Business Scholarships, established in 1998, is open to women pursuing an
undergraduate degree in business leading to a business management career. The program is designed to
encourage undergraduate women to enter careers and to seek leadership positions in business-related fields.
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be eligible:
Be ready to enter the third or
fourth year of an undergraduate degree program (first university degree) at an accredited
university/college/institute at the time the funds are received.
Have achieved an outstanding academic
record during the first two to three years of academic studies.
Demonstrate intent to complete a program in
business and show outstanding achievement in business-related subjects, as recorded on the official
The Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley Area, founded in 1972, is the local service club of Zonta
International. Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global service organization of executives in
business and the professions working together, across political and social boundaries, to advance
the status of women worldwide. Our membership of nearly 33,000 members in more than 1,200
clubs, in 67 countries and geographic areas support women locally and globally in areas of
education, healthcare, and advocacy.
Welcome to Zonta!
The Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley Area , founded in 1972, is the local service club of Zonta International. Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global service organization of executives in business and the professions working together, across political and social boundaries, to advance the status of women worldwide. Zonta International members volunteer their time, talents, and money to local and international service programs, as well as scholarship and award programs aimed at furthering women’s education, leadership and youth development, and eliminating violence against women and girls.
Join our membership of nearly 33,000 members in more than 1,200 clubs, in 67 countries and geographic areas.
Experience the joy of fellowship, with other executive and professional women, as a member of a group of women of accomplishment.
Our Annual Victorian Tea is our major fund raising event to benefit our education, healthcare and advocacy programs including: Westminster Free Clinic, Tri-County Family Services, Women Helping Women Scholarships, Young Women in Public Affairs Award, Jane Klaussman Scholarship, Rae Ross Award, and our Zonta-Interface Transitional Home for Battered Families.
The goal of Zonta is
"to improve the legal,
political, economic, education,
status of women at the global
and local level through
service and advocacy."
Zonta International was built on a simple philosophy- to bring community service -minded people together, give them the opportunity to make a difference to advance the status of women in this world and let great things happen. Zonta International, is a worldwide service organization of 1,200 clubs with 33,000 members in 68 countries and geographic areas.
The Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley Area, established in 1972, annually distributes nearly $8,000 in scholarships for women, supports an elementary school Dual Literacy Program, local emergency assistance programs, a Meals-on-Wheels Angels Program for home-bound seniors, Hospice, supports Westminster Free Clinic and its teen training program (an innovative model of youth mentoring by professional adults in health care), and a transitional home for battered families with Interface Family Services.
Because so many women and girls are denied fundamental freedoms, Zonta International and its 1,200 clubs, work to make the world a safer, healthier, and equitable place through education, service, and advocacy programs.
We know that when people all speak together, our voices are stronger.
• provide service
at the global and local
• improve the legal,
political, economic, educational,
health and professional
status of women;
• work for the advancement
of understanding, goodwill,
and peace through a world
fellowship of executives
in business and the professions;
• promote justice
and universal respect for
human rights and fundamental
• be united internationally
to foster high ethical standards,
implement service programs,
and provide mutual support
and fellowship for members
who serve their communities,
their nations, and the universe.
The Zonta Club of Conejo Valley Area (Supporting Education & Family Safety), organized
in 1972, supports Zonta International service projects,
as well as, our
local Transitional Home for Battered Families. Our
Club awards local and national scholarship funds amounting
to approximately $8,000 annually to college and graduate
students. Other charities that we support are: Senior
Concerns, Manna and Interface Children &
the Status of Women Worldwide) is a service organization
for women executives in business and the professions. Zonta
International, organized on November 8, 1919, encourages
high ethical standards in business and professions, strives
to improve the legal, political, economic and professional
status of women, and promotes and supervises the organization
of Zonta clubs throughout the world
Committees and Programs deal with Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards, International
Relations and United Nations, Literacy and Status of
Zonta International is a classified organization of executive
women in business and professions which exists for one essential
purpose - service.
A member of Zonta experiences the joy of
fellowship with other executive and professional women,
has the satisfaction of giving service to others, is given
an opportunity for leadership, and gains recognition in
the community as a member of a group of women of accomplishment.
The classification system also facilitates networking.