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Women In Rotary – a celebration of International Women’s Day

Women In Rotary – a celebration of International Women’s Day

Inspiring speakers, vigorous debate and delicious food were the order of the day as Rotary clubs across Australia and New Zealand celebrated International Women’s Day 2016. However, while women’s achievements were front and centre, clubs on both sides of the Tasman acknowledged the need for greater gender diversity in Rotary and all areas of business.

Calling Rotarians Worldwide: Is It All in the Genes?

Calling Rotarians Worldwide: Is It All in the Genes?

Breathe in.   Breathe out.

Breathe in. Breathe out.

There’s a wonderful feeling of freedom and security in being able to breathe normally, without fear and without anguish.

Sadly, three in ten Australian women have felt suffocated by physical, emotional or sexual abuse at the hands their partner.

Colleen Hewett’s powerful anthem ‘Let me Breathe' has been generously donated to Violence Free Families to help raise awareness and much needed funds.

Congo Canoe Challenge 2015

Congo Canoe Challenge 2015

Support a team of Australian volunteers, including two women Rotarians, Lucy Hobgood-Brown and Dr Grace Maano, who are making a 600 km river journey in August 2015. The team is focused on providing medical training to a remote community of 6000 people, accessible only by canoe.

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Women in Rotary was created by The Rotary Club of Albert Park in order to initiate and support a dynamic Rotary culture where men and women work together to expand and build on existing strengths with the benefits of diversity to improve the lives of individuals and communities in a way consistent with the RI Strategic Plan.

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Rotary provides opportunities for ordinary women to do extraordinary things.