Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world
Rotary Voices
  1. By Vivek Khandelwal In 2008, I happened to see a newspaper ad promoting Group Study Exchange through Rotary. Intrigued, I applied for the program never suspecting the many ways this simple action would impact my life. Dharmendra Gangrade, a Rotary … Continue reading
  2. By Laura Tussing, Rotary Club of Lancaster, Ohio What can you do when a global pandemic shuts down international and regional travel, the ability to visit your favorite restaurants, or even the ability to attend your regular Rotary club meeting? … Continue reading
  3. By K V Mohan Kumar, charter president of the Rotary Club of Bangalore, Prime, India, and an ambassador of the Ellen Meadows Prosthetic Hand Foundation As members of Rotary, we can show our support for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) … Continue reading
  4. By Kristin Brown, past president, Rotary Club of Evanston Lighthouse We ride so that others may walk. I don’t know who said it first, but the phrase has become a tagline for Rotary cyclists around the world, pedaling for PolioPlus, … Continue reading
  5. By Rotary staff You are on the planning committee for your district conference that will be held in-person and virtually. Part of your committee’s job is to decide how to involve members of Rotaract. Someone suggests they be asked to … Continue reading
  6. Editor’s Note: Jeremy Opperman is a member of Rotary’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion taskforce and a regular contributor to this blog on issues related to disability inclusion. By Jeremy Opperman, Rotary Club of Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa I had … Continue reading
  7. By Bernd Meidel, District 1950 Public Image Chair (Germany) It’s important that Rotary and Rotaract clubs tell their stories in ways that help communities understand what Rotary does and why our work matters so as to inspire others to get … Continue reading
  8. By Carolyn Schrader, Rotary Club of Denver Mile High, Colorado, USA When I first joined Rotary, I was encouraged by another member to join in sponsoring a $14,000 AIDS awareness grant in Harare, Zimbabwe. I helped raise funds and worked … Continue reading