Empowering women today, and every day

By Azka Asif, Rotary Service and Engagement staff  Today, International Women’s Day, is a time to celebrate the progress that’s been made in gender equality and women’s empowerment, and to call for continued action. The Sustainable Development Goals number 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; and number 4: Ensure inclusive and … More Empowering women today, and every day

What makes a Rotaract project outstanding?

By Molly Friend, Rotary Programs for Young Leaders Staff Rotaract clubs bring together people ages 18-30 to exchange ideas with leaders in the community, develop leadership and professional skills, and have fun through service. In communities worldwide, Rotary and Rotaract members work side by side to take action through service. Every year, Rotaract clubs around … More What makes a Rotaract project outstanding?

Celebrating Rotary’s youngest leaders!

By Molly Friend, Rotary Programs for Young Leaders Staff Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs like Interact. Every year, Interact clubs take action to make a positive difference in their communities through service projects. Join us as we celebrate 54 years of service and leadership through … More Celebrating Rotary’s youngest leaders!

How to make the most of your Rotary membership?

By Azka Asif, Rotary Service Connections Staff August is Membership Month, a time to celebrate your club, your members, and the good you do in your community and around the world. Many Rotarians join Rotary to give back locally and globally. Rotary allows members to make a difference while building friendships and fostering international understanding. … More How to make the most of your Rotary membership?

Rotary International Convention breakout sessions can enhance service projects

If you’re joining us at the 2016 Rotary International Convention, 28 May-1 June, plan to participate in a variety of service-related breakout sessions. You’ll have a chance to learn from program experts, explore service opportunities, build new friendships, and connect with prospective project partners. Sessions will be held in the afternoons, 30 May-1 June. Service-oriented … More Rotary International Convention breakout sessions can enhance service projects

From Poverty to Winning a National Gymnastics Competition

By Divya Wodon and Naina Wodon, Interact Club of Washington International School, and Quentin Wodon, Rotary Club of Washington, Washington D.C., USA, and the TRF Cadre of Technical Advisors. Maria Nelly Pavisich has been a Rotarian for more than two decades. She has led international projects including a new $151,500 global grant approved by The Rotary … More From Poverty to Winning a National Gymnastics Competition

Upcoming webinar: Sydney Convention Orientation

Coming to the 2014 Rotary International Convention in Sydney? Hear the basics about the program and venues and learn how to use the mobile app. You’ll learn: • Tips for finding your way around Sydney and the venues at Sydney Olympic Park • Highlights of the convention plenary and breakout programs • How to use … More Upcoming webinar: Sydney Convention Orientation