Zontians attend annual fall conference
October 18, 2012, Members of the Zonta Club of Lincoln attended the annual Fall Conference of Zonta International District 6. The conference entitled “From Membership to Leadership A Voyage of Discovery” took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from October 5 – 7, 2012. During the three-day meeting, women representing Zonta clubs from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin gathered to conduct the business of the District and attend educational workshops to learn a problem-solving tool called Cause Mapping TM.
From left, Past President Becky Werth, Vice President Chris Huff and President Susan Harmon
Attendees heard from Sharon Langenbeck, PhD, about the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship program. The Amelia Earhart Fellowship helps women, pursuing advanced studies in the typically male-dominate fields of aerospace-related sciences and engineering, achieve their educational goals. Langenbeck is chairman of the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship committee and former section manager for mechanical engineering at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Susan Harmon, President participated in the conference as the club’s voting delegate and Chris Huff attended as the alternate. Other members attending included Becky Werth.
Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. Zonta International (www.zonta.org) is made up of nearly 27,000 members belonging to 1,100 clubs in 66 countries and geographic areas.
Chartered in 1951, the Zonta Club of Lincoln meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month September thru June. For more information please send information to the club’s email, firstname.lastname@example.org.