Joyce Lau’s Rotary experience helped her land a position with a major financial firm in Hong Kong. Four Rotarians serve on the board of directors. By Joyce Lau, past president of the Rotary Club of Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong On my first day at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a college senior invited…

John Smerdon and Daniel Vankov prepare sausage sizzle for the homeless in Brisbane. By Daniel Vankov, Immediate Past President, Rotary Club of Brisbane, Australia Rotary’s secret is cooperation. Alone we are useless. Together we are powerful. And together in a million we are unstoppable. I had the honor of serving as president of the Rotary…

Francine Falk-Allen By Francine Falk-Allen One of the first misconceptions that confronted me as a handicapped child was that people – children, adults, everyone – would often say, “I saw your picture on the March of Dimes poster!!”  The March of Dimes was a campaign initiated to pay for polio vaccinations and patient care. Most…

By Emily Koerner, a former Interactor, native of Toms River, New Jersey, and student at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, USA I often wonder what other people think about when they hear the word “Rotarian.” Since I was about 10 years old, I attended many service events with my dad (a member and past…

By Annemarie Mostert, a member of the E-club of Southern Africa On International Women’s Day, 8 March, it is important to reflect on the milestones women have achieved in economic opportunity, and the role Rotary clubs can play. The World Economic Forum’s latest Global Gender Gap report identified the continued burden of economic inequality and…

By Melissa Ward, Rotary Club of Twin Bridges, Southern Saratoga, New York, USA, a past district governor, and chair of the Rotarians on Social Networks Fellowship We live in a world where email can quickly get out of control. Yet, for all its faults, it’s one of the best online methods of reaching your audience and…

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