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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

In Search of the Rotary Woman

Recently when focus groups in 12 countries around the world were asked to describe Rotary and Rotarians, their responses were: *Business Men *Elite *Secretive *Old *Wealthy *Unsure if women are allowed to join.

Within each focus group in each and every region attendees commented “women are not allowed or welcome into Rotary”.

After 21 years of women in Rotary, this myth continues. Perhaps this explains the alarming statistic, that just 17% of all Rotarians are women.

Read the entire article from the Rotary on the Move - Newsletter - July 2011  Author: Kerry Kornhauser, Rotary Club of Albert park, District 9800

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