Zonta on Helen Clark Named as Honorary Member
The Right Honourable Helen Clark, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and Chair of the United Nations Development Group, Named Honorary Member of Zonta International
Zonta International District 16 New Zealand (Zonta) District Governor Janet Hope joins International President Sonja Hönig Schough in welcoming Helen Clark to honorary membership of Zonta International.
Ms Clark joins Dame Sylvia Cartwright and Dr. Marilyn Waring as a member of this illustrious group of global women leaders.
Helen Clark was
also recognised in 2015 in the New Zealand Zonta 50 Women of
Achievement Awards, which coincided with celebrating 50
years of Zonta in New Zealand, for her ongoing work
promoting gender equality and women’s political, economic
and social participation.
An event will be held to make a formal presentation to Ms Clark, the details of which are yet to be finalised.
Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to empower women worldwide through service and advocacy. With nearly 30,000 members in 66 countries, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talent and support to local and international service projects and educational programs directed to improving the lives of women and girls. To learn more, visit www.zonta.org or www.zonta.org.nz