Monthly Archives: April 2016

To tolerate discrimination against women is to doom Rotary to irrelevance

By K.R. Ravindran, President 2015-16 Some years ago, in the Kano plains of Kenya, a well-meaning development agency took on the task of improving water availability to a rural community. Committees were formed, meetings were held, and the local people … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of The Rotary Foundation Starts with Seoul Convention

By Ray Klinginsmith Trustee Chair 2015-16 The 100th anniversary of The Rotary Foundation will occur in June of next year, and a full year of activities is planned leading up to it, starting with the 2016 convention in Seoul and … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility: how to get the biggest bang for the buck!

Editor’s note: the following is an excerpt from a longer speech By K. R. “Ravi” Ravindran, RI President 2015-2016 These days, the question is not whether or not corporations need to be acting in ways that benefit their communities. The … Continue reading

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Can you put your hands, heart & sweat into doing the dirty work?

By K R Ravindran President 2015 – 16 Many years ago, in Kolkata, India, I had the chance to meet Mother Teresa. She was an incredible woman with an incredible force of personality. When she walked down the street, the … Continue reading

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‘The Sky is the Limit’ for Rotarians

By Ray Klinginsmith, Trustee Chair 2015 – 16 The numbers are impressive: Rotary comprises more than 35,000 clubs with 1.2 million members in 200 countries and geographic regions. It’s big enough to be a major partner in the eradication of … Continue reading

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