Facts and Figures

ZIWA has a long history dating back to September 1985. The founding members (five expatriates and one Swiss woman) had an idea to form a social group for English speaking women in Zürich. ZIWA was born and was an instant success.

ZIWA continues to grow and evolve with around 700 members, representing over 70 countries, and is proud of its rich cultural diversity. We currently have over 70 Interest Groups on offer so you can follow your interests or discover something new. 

ZIWA's Constitution was drafted in adherence to the Swiss Civil Code which governs Vereine in Switzerland. Click here to download and read a non-binding, side by side translation of the Swiss Civil Code, Articles 60 - 79, which govern Associations.

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