The Zonta Club of Annapolis (ZCOA) is a member club of Zonta International. Chartered in 1929 as the 59th club of Zonta International, the ZCOA has been active in the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County community for more than 90 years.

Locally, the ZCOA works to advance the status of women through scholarships and financial support for local agencies that provide direct services to women.

Through support of the Zonta Foundation for Women (formerly, the Zonta International Foundation), the ZCOA empowers women around the world.

Zonta International, established in 1919, is a global organization of more than 27,000 women and men in 1,133 clubs in 63 countries.


Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.


Zonta International envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.

In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision-making positions on an equal basis with men.

In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.