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Former First Lady Laura Bush to speak at Rotary convention

April 20, 2018 - 3:44pm

Former First Lady Laura Bush to speak at Rotary conventionFormer First Lady of the United States Laura Bush, an advocate for literacy, education, and women’s rights, will speak at the 2018 Rotary Convention in Toronto this

Rotaract clubs honored for excellent service 2018

April 20, 2018 - 1:50pm

Top Rotaract honor goes to club that empowers women who have HIVRotaract clubs around the world earn awards for excellent

Rotary members plant red mangrove trees

April 19, 2018 - 10:18am

Submerged tree

Final Exam

April 18, 2018 - 10:57am

After a grueling year of preparation, two Rotarians and a Rotaractor face one last challenge before they can join the elite ShelterBox Response

Rotary 2017 peace champions

April 13, 2018 - 3:45pm

Meet 6 champions of

A mission born of tragedy

April 5, 2018 - 3:28pm

After fleeing conflict in their own countries, a group of young Rotarians is healing wounds and bringing cultures together in a Ugandan refugee

Rotary website singled out for international excellence

April 5, 2018 - 11:48am nominated for prestigious Webby Awards — help us

Liberian nurse fights for peace

March 17, 2018 - 8:09am

A nurse fights for peaceIn a nation once wracked by civil war, Liberian Rotarian Elizabeth Sele Mulbah has spent much of her life leading efforts for peace and reconciliation.A past president (2011-12) of the Rotary Club of Sinkor, Mulbah has a remarkable

Rotary women honored for changing lives

March 7, 2018 - 6:23pm

World Bank and Rotary International celebrate International Women’s

Nowhere to turn

February 23, 2018 - 5:09pm

As thousands of refugees streamed into Berlin, they strained the health care system. Rotarian and physician Pia Skarabis-Querfeld spent the last three years building a network of volunteer doctors to help those in

5 things you might not know about ending polio

February 23, 2018 - 12:06pm

The road to eradicating polio has been a long and difficult one, with Rotary leading the fight since 1985. Going from nearly 350,000 cases in 1988 to just 10 so far this year has required time, money, dedication, and innovation from thousands of people who are working to end the

Rotaract: 50 years of changing lives

February 20, 2018 - 4:41pm

50 years ago, the first Rotaract club was formed to give young adults a place to connect and take action for good. Rotaract members from each decade share what the program was like and how it shaped their

7 things you did not know about Rotaract

February 20, 2018 - 4:24pm

7 things you don’t know about RotaractDecoding the secrets of their success1. Rotaractors are experts in their fieldsThe

Vision Quest

February 19, 2018 - 11:29pm

President-elect Barry Rassin on where Rotary has been, where he hopes to lead it – and how the organization profoundly changed his

Interota 2017 recap

February 5, 2018 - 1:04pm

2017 Interota recapRotaractors mark 50 years of Rotaract at their triennial meetingIn September, Rotaractors from around the world gathered in Taipei, Taiwan, for their triennial Interota

Rotary gives millions in grants to fight polio

January 25, 2018 - 1:03pm

Rotary gives $53.5 million to help eradicate polioEVANSTON, Ill. (Jan. 25, 2018) — With 22 confirmed cases in 2017 to date, and just one case in 2018, the world is on the brink of eradicating polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of

Healing scars of war

January 19, 2018 - 3:45pm

In the mountains of Poland, 26 children traumatized by violence get a chance to be kids again at Rotary

Migration challenges inspire Rotary peace scholar

January 16, 2018 - 1:01pm

Migration challenges inspire peace scholarRotary Peace Fellow Linda Low could not have known what world events would bring when she took a position as the communications manager for the Europe region of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent

Saving mothers and babies

January 16, 2018 - 11:28am

New Zealand Rotary club sets new standard for childbirth care in

Rassin's 2018 presidential theme

January 15, 2018 - 12:34am

2018-19 RI President Barry Rassin wants Rotary members to Be the