By RI Service and Engagement staff The start of the year brings new energy and inspiration into our many dreams for the 2022-23 Rotary year and beyond. Rotary International President Jennifer Jones imagines a Rotary where members turn their dreams into reality. President Jones encourages all of us to imagine the possibilities in the positive … More Dream big to make positive change
By Felix Heintz, Founder and Chair of the Rotarian Metalhead Fellowship, and member of the Rotary E-Club Bavaria International, Germany Since its founding in 2018, the Rotarian Metalhead Fellowship has always focused on inclusion. Every metal music enthusiast is welcome to join. Whether you are part of the family of Rotary or you simply love … More Rock on through a shared love for metal and service
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
By Zuhal Sharp, Service and Networking Programs Senior Specialist, Rotary Service and Engagement Rotary Action Groups are undiscovered gems in the Rotary family. Many of our members have heard of them, but few are fully aware of their purpose, scope, and the opportunities they offer. Rotary Action Groups are international, RI-recognized groups whose members … More Rediscover Rotary Action Groups
During a discussion of candidates for an upcoming club election, a member objects to one candidate on the grounds that she’s a mother of young children and wouldn’t have the time to commit to Rotary. What would you do? Every month, Rotary magazine showcases answers to an ethical question that members might face in their Rotary or Rotaract … More Ethical dilemma discussion: What would you do?
Krista Ryanne O. Palabrica, Member of Interact Club of Cagayan de Oro Premier [Note from the editor: This letter was submitted to RI’s 2020 Interact Award and has been published with permission from the author.] I am not leader material. This was my immediate thought when our first ever Leadership Training Program – unofficially named … More Interact Club of Cagayan de Oro Premier Philippines
By Lisa Cook, Rotary Service and Engagement Staff Rotary Fellowships are international groups that share a common passion. Being part of a fellowship is a fun way to make friends around the world, join a global community built around a hobby or profession, and enhance your Rotary experience. Currently, 91 fellowships unite members in friendship … More Why join a Rotary Fellowship?
By Juliana Corredor González, member of the Rotary E-Club of Latin America This first E-RYLA in Latin America is an initiative started by my Rotary E-Club of Latin America and our E-Rotaractors of Latin America, two completely virtual clubs. The event will be taking place over three Sundays in May, each consisting of a 4-hour … More Virtually connecting young leaders through RYLA
By Past District Governor Matthew Kane, member of the Rotary Club of North Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Often we Rotarians prefer to focus on smaller club projects that we can complete in an afternoon or a Saturday morning. We jump in, solve a problem, and then we’re focusing on the next small project. But other … More Build entrepreneurship in your community
By PDG John Philip, Cadre Coordinator for Disease Prevention and Treatment, and member of the Rotary Club of Newbury, England One of the strengths of the Rotary Foundation is that it has a well-developed process of evaluating humanitarian service projects. As members of the Rotary family, we invest time and skills offering hope to thousands. … More Work with the Rotary Foundation Cadre of Technical Advisers