Profile and Committee
The Zonta International Scholarship
Status September 2022
Zonta International supports the Zonta International ‘Women in Technology Scholarship’ for a third pilot cycle in the biennium 2022-2024 to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).
The name is changing: Women in Technology becomes Women in STEM
For this reason, the previous name of the scholarship is also changing: 'Women in Technology Scholarship' will become 'Women in STEM Scholarship'. In October, the information on the Zonta International homepage will be updated accordingly.
The Zonta International Congress in Hamburg has decided to support this scholarship with an amount of $160,000. The procedures for application will be communicated in December.
Women in STEM - former Women in Technology - in District 29
District 29 supports the Zonta Women in STEM Scholarship to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in the STEM field. The District Board will come with a proposal on a District ‘Women in STEM Scholarship’ for approval in the next District Conference.
The procedures for application will be communicated with the approval of a District Women in STEM Scholarship.
Six winners from Zonta District 29 in the Biennium 2020/2022
In the second pilot cycle (2020-2022) six out of 20 winners of the worldwide Zonta International Scholarship - so far under the name ‘Women in Technology Scholarship’ – recipients come from Zonta District 29. We are very proud of this result. Congratulations to these young talented women in technology:
- Caroline Brand | Germany | Delft University of Technology, Netherlands | Bio JPG
- Wietske de Bondt | Netherlands | Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands | Bio JPG
- Laura Herman | USA | University of Oxford, England and Princeton University, USA | Bio JPG
- Nancy Salem | | Egypt and the Netherlands | University of Oxford, England | Bio JPG
- Rubie Targema-TakemaNancy Salem | Egypt and the Netherlands | University of Oxford, England | Bio JPG
- Minh Trinh | Germany | RWTH Aachen University, Germany and University of Hagen, Germany | Bio JPG
They receive an amount of $ 8.000 each to pursue their goals.
Of course District 29 stays connected to our Women in Technology- and STEM-Scholars:
- We will have a celebration with these Awardees on a District level
- The recipients are invited to become a ZAC member | Learn more about ZAC...
- The recipients are invited to meet Zonta Clubs close to their home town
- The recipients are invited to give an update of the use of their scholarship and join Zonta Clubs on a regular basis
The District 29 Women in Technology Scholarship Committee
Chair: Jeanne de Loos | ZC Einhoven | Area 04 | The Netherlands
- Cornelia Hillenherms | Area 02
- Fatima Mekkaoui | Area 01
- Lara Tickenbrock | Area 05
- Anne-Li Stjernholm | Area 03