Zonta International began in Buffalo, New York, in 1919 with five women. Today, Zonta has more than 33,000 members in over 1200 clubs in 66 countries and geographic areas. The headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois.
Zonta Club of Fort Smith was chartered April 24, 1967. In its forty-six year history, Zonta Club of Fort Smith has supported projects that advance the status of women both locally and internationally.