Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world
Rotary Voices
  1. By Hannah Shaw, Rotary social and digital media specialist Social media makes expanding your club’s reach easier than ever, but how? There are tips, tricks, and tools for creating content for social platforms, and the goal is simple: connection. A … Continue reading
  2. By Tom Gump, past governor of District 5950, and a Member of Rotary International’s Membership Growth Committee I love August because it is the time of year when Rotary looks seriously at the topic of membership. We are a membership … Continue reading
  3. By Elizabeth Usovicz, Rotary International Director, chair of Rotary’s Empowering Girls Task Force What does it mean to be empowered? For girls throughout the world, empowerment is the ability to make choices and create positive change in their own lives, … Continue reading
  4. By Abdulwahab B Akinlade, past president of the Rotaract Club of Ikorodu Golden, Lagos, Nigeria Membership is the backbone of organizations like Rotary. My friend Musiliu Babatunde has a favorite song about Rotary, and it is called Wake Up Rotarians. … Continue reading
  5. By Magnus Elfwendahl, past governor of District 2350 and a member of the Rotary Club of Uppsala-Carolina, Sweden Some months ago, I participated in the celebration of 50 years of Peace and Conflict research at Uppsala University in Sweden. During … Continue reading
  6. by Kiran Singh Sirah, president of the International Storytelling Center and a Rotary Peace Fellow alum In early June, I was a keynote speaker at the Rotary Presidential Conference Houston: Serve to Bring Peace. We were a group of about … Continue reading
  7. By Roberta Porter, Rotary E-Club of District 5450 I was shocked and stunned as I sat in silence listening to the pain in my daughter’s voice. She was calling me from Kenya where she had travelled as a volunteer with … Continue reading
  8. Editor’s Note: Bob Rogers of the Rotary Club of Sebastopol, California, USA, and Greg Owen, Rotary Club of Long Beach, California, USA, both End Polio Now coordinators, came together to form a PolioPlus Society in their zones. The Society, which encourages … Continue reading