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A SHORT HISTORY OF WOMEN ON ROTARY'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Women currently account for 22% of Rotary International's membership.  The growth of woman in Rotary officially began on 4 May 1987, when The United States Supreme Court, confirmed the Californian decision supporting women, in the case Board of Directors, Rotary International v. Rotary Club of Duarte and the Council on Legislation confirmed the decision. 

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ROTARY SAYS 'LET'S TALK ABOUT DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION'

The theme of Rotary International’s April 2019 Training Talk Newsletter is on “Diversity, equity and inclusion.” Just last week I addressed this topic by sharing in graphical form the principles inherent in Rotary’s policy statement. Because this topic is of such importance to our future as a Rotarian, I am sharing the contents of the April 2019 newsletter so that it gets as wide a distribution as possible.  

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UNDERSTANDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CONSENT AND VETO BETWEEN CANADA AND ITS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

By Roshan Danesh
Some politicians, journalists, business leaders, lawyers and others have adopted the practice of using the terms “consent” and “veto” interchangeably when discussing the role of First Nations in decision-making regarding lands and resources.

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WHAT IS A ‘TRUE ROTARIAN’ ANYWAY?

Words like “True’, or ‘Authentic’ applied to human endeavours are problematic whether applied to a member of a political party, fans of a sports team, a religious faith or a service organisation like Rotary.

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN ROTARY, WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

Today on a Rotary Facebook page a Rotarian wrote: “Diversity is being invited to the party; Inclusion is being asked to dance.”

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DRYDEN ROTARY PROVIDES POWERPOINT ON YEAR’S EVENTS AND PROJECTS

This PowerPoint had two requests that occurred at the same time. The District Governor wanted a report on the Club's annual events and projects. At the same time, the President-elect wanted help in creating a PowerPoint on the same topics.  Hence, this presentation with its thirty-seven slides was born.

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MAE CONCEPCION DOLENDO, PP OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF WALING-WALING DAVAO PHILIPPINES IS KNOWN FOR HER  ‘HOUSE OF HOPE” AND ITS FOUNDATION

# 4 of 30 Women of Excellence to celebrate 30 Years of Women in Rotary

Nominated by Maria Victoria C. Jimenez, a Past President of the Rotary Club of Waling-Waling Davao Philippines, edited by John Borst

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THE LADY ROTARIAN, THE GENTLEMAN ROTARIAN: WHY DO WE SEE ONE AND NOT THE OTHER?

If women are equal to men in Rotary, why is it then that we frequently see the term “Lady Rotarian” but never the term Gentleman Rotarian?

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ALEXANDRIA RITCHIE ONLY TWENTY-FOUR AND ALREADY A  ROTARY WOMAN OF EXCELLENCE

#3 of 30 Women of Excellence to celebrate 30 Years of Women in Rotary

Nominated by Richard Cunningham, edited by John Borst

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JUDITH DIMENT OF THE MAIDENHEAD THAMES ROTARY CLUB, AN ADMINISTRATIVE STAR IN ROTARY'S CAMPAIGN TO ERADICATE POLIO

#2 of 30 Women of Excellence to celebrate 30 Years of Women in Rotary

Nominated by Greg Wilkinson, text edited by John Borst

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PP DR ANJANA MAITRA OF ROTARY CLUB OF ROURKELA STEEL CITY, D 3261

#1 of 30 Women of Excellence to celebrate 30 Years of Women in Rotary 
Submitted by Putul Rahul and edited by John Borst

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HELP CELEBRATE 30 YEARS OF WOMEN IN ROTARY

The following call for submissions is patterned after a call at District 9940 in New Zealand.
Twenty-nineteen marks the 30th year Rotary International has officially welcomed women as members.

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