The Earhart Project is testing the hyothesis that Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan landed and eventually died on Gardner Island, now Nikumaroro. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) plan to be back to Nikumaroro (Gardner) Island again between Sept 15 and Oct 15 of this year. Read more →
New York – On 26 January at 8 p.m., principal musicians from the world’s great orchestras, ensembles and academies, will perform at Carnegie Hall, donating their artistry to end violence against women. Find out more at Performers will include: Elmira Darvarova, Concertmaster & Solo Violin (the first female Concertmaster in the history of the MET Opera Orchestra); George Mathew, Artistic… Read more →
August 24-25, 1932 – Amelia Earhart, first woman to fly solo nonstop coast to coast; set women’s nonstop transcontinental speed record, flying 2,447.8 miles in 19hrs 5min. Read more →
August 24-25, 1932 – Amelia Earhart, first woman to fly solo nonstop coast to coast; set women’s nonstop transcontinental speed record, flying 2,447.8 miles in 19hrs 5min.
Encouraging women to pursue careers in aerospace science and engineering is why Zonta established the Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program more than 75 years ago.
The McKinney-Vento Act is a federal law that ensures children and youth who have lost their housing can attend school. It covers children and youth who are living in domestic violence shelters, emergency shelters, transitional living programs, staying temporarily with friends or relatives due to the lack of adequate accommodations, and staying in motels, campgrounds, cars, or other temporary or… Read more →
Welcome to 2015, a year with focus on effective solutions that will result in true sustainable change. As the evaluation of the 12 Critical Areas of Concern in the Beijing Platform for Action is being undertaken, and the Post 2015 Agenda is being prepared, we Zontians play a vital role advocating for women’s rights and for the advancement of women… Read more →