Alumni represent an incredible network of leaders engaged in service around the world. Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of blog posts for Membership Month where experts share how they reach out to prospective members, keep existing members engaged, and create an environment that allows new clubs to form and thrive. By…

Shekhar Mehta By Shekhar Mehta, 2021-22 Rotary International President To grow is a natural phenomenon for everything. Growth is the only evidence of life. As Harvey Firestone, the American businessman who founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, said, “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” It is just as…

The author and other students in La Serena during his Rotary Youth Exchange to Chile. By Connor Kane Learning a language can be a challenge — but it doesn’t have to be boring or frustrating. One of the greatest things I gained from my year as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student in Chile in 2009-10…

The Rotaract Club Of Secunderabad Medicos donates oxygen beds to Gandhi Medical Hospital. Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of blog posts for Membership Month where experts share how they reach out to prospective members, keep existing members engaged, and create an environment that allows new clubs to form and thrive. By KR Parthasarathy,…

Editor’s note: Membership is the life blood of Rotary. Surveys have confirmed that members join because they want to connect with other people and take action to create lasting change. For Membership Month in August we have asked several experts to talk about how they reach out to prospective members, keep existing members engaged, and create an environment that allows new clubs…

Byung Woo Kim stands by the mobile screening center. The bus travels to those who suspect they have COVID-19 to perform tests, minimizing their exposure to others. By Byung Woo Kim, past president of the Rotary Club of Cheongju-Musim, South Korea My Rotary club has been working on more than one global grant project every…

Rotary Youth Exchange student Mia Henderson and a host sister in Madrid, Spain, on National Day of Spain. Mia Henderson, 2019-20 Youth Exchange Student from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Madrid, Spain When I was 16, Rotary offered me a chance to experience life beyond anything I had known before. After attending a meeting about Rotary…

By Rotary magazine staff The House of Friendship at the Rotary International Convention 2019. A prominent business leader recently joined your Rotary club. They run a global business and their customers are primarily Rotarians. Your club’s leadership team decides to pay this new member’s way to the next Rotary International Convention; they think the experience…

By Michael Collins, Executive Director Americas, Institute for Economics and Peace In June, the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) released its 15th annual Global Peace Index, one of the leading measures of peacefulness globally. Since 2017, the IEP and Rotary have been in a strategic partnership, providing members with new tools to effectively build…

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