Building Positive Peace in Venezuela

Building Positive Peace in Venezuela

By Mauricio R. Pernía-Reyes, president of the Rotary Club of San Cristóbal Metropolitano, Venezuela……………… I recently discovered a valuable resource on Rotary’s website that has strengthened my club’s efforts to serve our community and build peace. When I...
Scholarship program in Japan pays dividends

Scholarship program in Japan pays dividends

As a regional communications specialist for Rotary International, I get excited when I hear stories about students who have had their lives changed by Rotary scholarships. Lasitha Eriyawa, a Sri Lankan, came to Japan in 2001 to pursue his college education. During his...
Artists unite to help The Bahamas rebuild

Artists unite to help The Bahamas rebuild

Three years ago, I penned “I Believe in You,” along with my amazing team, with one purpose in mind – to inspire and motivate. It is a timeless song for anyone that needs a moral boost or just a little nudge to say, “you matter.” After the devastation of Hurricane...
How Rotary changed my career

How Rotary changed my career

Thineskumar Asokokumara, past president of the Rotary Club of Subang, Malaysia In June, my company held interviews to fill an opening for manager of our Kuala Lumpur support center. We are a company of over 2,000 employees listed on NASDAQ and worth multi-millions of...