Expand your network through Rotary Fellowships

By Lisa Cook, Rotary Service and Engagement Staff June is Rotary Fellowships month. This is a perfect time to explore your hobbies, interests, or profession by joining one of Rotary’s fellowships. Fellowships are international, independently organized groups of people who have a common interest. With more than 100 officially recognized fellowships, there are many ways to … More Expand your network through Rotary Fellowships

Develop leadership skills through Rotary Fellowship

By Rebecca Fry, Co-Founder of Rotary Fellowship of LEAD, Past President of the Social Impact Network Rotary Club “Perhaps dreaming is not so bad if one dreams good dreams and makes them come true.” – Paul Harris All projects and initiatives in Rotary start with someone’s dream for a better world. Our dream for the … More Develop leadership skills through Rotary Fellowship

How to get involved in Rotary Friendship Exchange

By Gianna Consalvo, Rotary Service & Engagement staff Rotary Friendship Exchanges (RFEs) allow us to experience new cultures, expand our global understanding and perspectives, and immerse ourselves in unparalleled travel and service opportunities while building life-long friendships. Exchanges can be structured around cultural, service, or vocational experiences and often lead to long-term relationships between districts. … More How to get involved in Rotary Friendship Exchange

On the road with the International Recreational Vehicle Fellowship of Rotarians

Rotary Fellowships provide an opportunity for members to explore their hobby with others around the world. Members of the International Recreational Vehicle Fellowship of Rotarians (RVF) have a common bond—a love for recreational vehicle camping, travelling, and making friends. We spoke to RVF Secretary Debbie Conover about her experience. … More On the road with the International Recreational Vehicle Fellowship of Rotarians

Fun and friendship through the International Skiing Fellowship of Rotarians

Each year, International Skiing Fellowship of Rotarians (ISFR) members travel to different ski resorts to meet up and ski together. ISFR partners with local clubs to organize activities for both skiers and non-skiers, including mountain tours, dinners hosted by Rotary members, and visits to local and historical sites. We talked to ISFR President Allyson Walter about what the fellowship means to her. … More Fun and friendship through the International Skiing Fellowship of Rotarians

Bridging differences for peace through intercountry committees

By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Service & Engagement staff Intercountry committees date back to the early 1930s when Rotary members from Germany and France organized a petit comité to further mutual understanding between Rotarians of those two countries. The idea caught on and nearly 30 committees were created in Europe by 1937 when war prevented them from functioning. … More Bridging differences for peace through intercountry committees

Healthcare professionals unite in Rotary fellowship

By Christina Sweeney, Rotary Service & Engagement Staff In Rotary, our profession and our passion for service goes hand-in-hand. Our organization provides opportunities to empower others by using our unique skills and expertise to address community needs and help others discover new professional opportunities and interests. One way to take action through vocational service is … More Healthcare professionals unite in Rotary fellowship

Join the 7th annual Colombia Project Fair

By Jaime Corredor, Project Fair Chairman As in-person events slowly return and gathering together becomes possible once again, the Colombia Project Fair accepted the challenge of planning a hybrid fair from 3-5 February in Paipa, Colombia. Join us virtually or in-person to enjoy Colombia’s natural beauty, have fun with local hosts, and participate in international … More Join the 7th annual Colombia Project Fair

Making connections with the Fellowship of Rotarian Genealogists

By Rotary Service & Engagement Staff Rotary Fellowships are a fun way to make new friends, enhance your Rotary experience, and find service opportunities through the topics you’re interested in. Fellowships are international, independently organized groups who have a common interest, passion, or profession. We asked Bill Harvey, President of the Fellowship of Rotarian Genealogists, to … More Making connections with the Fellowship of Rotarian Genealogists

Protecting health and saving lives through Rotary Fellowship

By Imelda Mercedes Medina, MD MPH Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Chair of the Rotarian Public Health Fellowship and President of Familias Unidas International, Inc. “The future is made of us, of our encounters … Everyone’s existence is deeply tied to that of others:  Life is not time merely passing by, life is about interactions … More Protecting health and saving lives through Rotary Fellowship