September 2009 - Rotary International www.rotary.org
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Photo By: Yoko Akasaka
Guardians of the World's Refugees
Guardians imageSeveral Foundation alumni are helping people displaced by conflict and natural disasters to move from chaos to calm.
photoGSE breaks new ground
First wheelchair-only Group Study Exchange team rolls over stereotypes. Read more.
photoMaasai warrior hopes to work for diplomacy
Kimeli Wilson Naiyomah of Kenya heads for the Land Down Under. Read more.
photoHolding leaders accountable helps prevent and resolve conflicts 
Global affairs expert Jan Egeland calls for straight talk in building peace. Read more.
photoAn eye for compassion 
Peter Seenan, a finalist in The Rotarian's photo contest, captures caring hands at work in India. Read more.
 2010 Rotary International Convention, Montreal
Latest News

All Rotary districts are eligible to submit a nomination for The Rotary Foundation Global Alumni Service to Humanity Award.

Read more about the award.

Read about past award recipients.


The Rotary Alumni Celebration has been approved by The Rotary Foundation Trustees for 19 June 2010 in conjunction with the RI Convention in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Check the RI Web site for the latest in alumni and convention news.


The new Rotary Centers DVD Building Peace features Rotary World Peace Fellow alumni and their careers in conflict prevention and resolution.

Fast Facts
Of 112,000 Rotary Foundation alumni, about 40,000 are former Ambassadorial Scholars, 65,000 are Group Study Exchange team members, 500 are Rotary World Peace Fellows, 500 are University Teachers, and 6,000 are Rotary Volunteers.
Did You Know? 
Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholars are helping to eradicate polio in India and other countries.
 Concert to benefit polio eradication 
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