“Standing together” is one of the components of the Zonta symbol: Charter members Erlinda T. Villanueva and Erlinda E. Panlilio flank PIP Olivia A. Ferry
Zonta International recognized Erlinda E. Panlilio for her long years of service to the organization, demonstrating her “commitment to advancing the status of women in your city and globally.” Panlilio was International Chair for PR & Communications (2006-2008) and later, District 17 Chair from 2010-2012. District Governor Georgitta “Beng” Puyat, handed her the certificate of commendation in the presence of Zonta International President Dianne Curtis on the final day of the District 17 Conference in August 2011. The awardee received a standing ovation from her Zonta colleagues.