Building international bridges during a pandemic

By Natalia Kunzer, Open World Program Officer at Rotary International   The Open World Program has adapted and built a solid record of virtual programming events for Open World delegates of 2020 and Open World Alumni in light of these uneasy times. The pandemic has shut opportunities for travel and all in-person Open World programs have been suspended since March 2020. While virtual meetings do not replace in-person ones, they offer vital opportunities during these unchartered times.   … More Building international bridges during a pandemic

The Importance of Social Business and Inclusivity

By Ingrid Schwab, Regional Grants Officer, Rotary Grants We often receive questions about how to best engage the local community in Rotarian-led service projects. One way in which Rotarians can provide service to others is by prioritizing inclusivity in their humanitarian projects. Inclusivity gives an opportunity for all individuals and groups (especially marginalized populations) to … More The Importance of Social Business and Inclusivity

Using social media to boost fundraising efforts

By Simone Collins, Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay, Western Australia, and Charter Chair of the Rotarians on Social Networks Fellowship Social media is no longer a new technology – the first social media sites launched in 2000, and a number of those original sites are still around. Facebook was launched in 2004, LinkedIn in 2003, … More Using social media to boost fundraising efforts