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Weekly
30 June 2017 | A roundup of Rotary news
Strength in diversity

In a world where intolerance and violence fueled by
religious differences seem to be on the rise, one Rotary club in Indonesia is showing how diversity can help prevent a pandemic threat.


 THIS WEEK'S TOP FEATURE STORY

Opening up the world


Growing up in a village near the shores of Lake
Victoria in Tanzania, Wanzita Ally was determined not to let her family's poverty interfere with her education. Efforts of Rotarians and the nonprofit
Project Zawadi made it possible for Wanzita to study in the United States.

Read more of her story
Learn other ways Rotary is supporting education


FROM THE BLOG 

New award celebrates success of women in
Rotary

The Women in Rotary Event at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA,
held during the 2017 Convention, presented former Foundation Trustee Carolyn Jones with the newly established Sylvia Whitlock Leadership Award. The
award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the success of women in Rotary. Maine Rotarian Tory Paxson, 27, shares the event's impact on her
and her thrill at getting to meet Dr. Whitlock.

Read Paxson's blog post
Learn more about the history of women in Rotary


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Presidential peacebuilding conferences

Plan now to attend one of six Presidential Peace Conferences in 2018. RI President Ian H.S. Riseley will host the conferences in 2018 to
explore the connection between peace and Rotary's five other areas of focus plus environmental sustainability. The first conference is scheduled for
10 February in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Learn more about the conferences


Resources & reference

Rotary Voices: Stories of service from around the world
Rotary Service Connections: Connect, partner and
serve through Rotary

Rotary Leader:
Helping club and district officers achieve success

Rotary Images: Download photos to use in your club or district
publications


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