By Rotary Service and Engagement Staff
Rotary International is excited to announce the chartering of 18 new Fellowships. These are international, independently organized groups of people that offer Rotary members and friends the opportunity to unite globally around a common hobby, profession, or shared identity. They contribute to Rotary’s mission of creating a more united global community. Whether you’re interested in music, art, history, or technology, there’s a Rotary fellowship for you. Our new fellowships include:
International Rotary Fellowship of Composting. This fellowship unites those who would like to share knowledge, learning, and advice on the use of organic waste through composting for soil restoration.
Rotary Fellowship of Kannada Literature. It aims to enhance Kannada Literature, mentor young literary talent, and connect like-minded individuals in different parts of the world.
Rotary Fellowship of Fine Arts. This is a fellowship for those interested in the fine arts. It aims to use all types of art as a tool for social transformation, service, international friendship, and enjoyable activities for members.
Rotary Fellowship of Coffee Lovers. This Fellowship unites people who share a passion for coffee and want to make friends outside their own club, district, and country. Members are encouraged to share coffee recipes from around the world, form chapters, and participate in exchange programs, all while enjoying coffee and supporting each other’s Rotary projects.
Rotary Fellowship of Rugby Fans. This is a group of Rotary members and friends dedicated to promoting rugby as a vehicle for fellowship.
Rotary Fellowship of Public Speakers. It assists Rotarians, Rotaractors, and others to build up their public speaking and leadership skills.
Rotary Fellowship of International Voices and Performing Arts. This group encourages its members to explore their emotions, expand their imagination, and develop their own, unique voice. Music, dance, and drama are practiced and performed in front of audiences to strengthen confidence and find joy in self-expression.
Rotary Fellowship of Astrology. This fellowship builds a community to exchange ideas and spread understanding and awareness about astrology, the study of celestial bodies.
Rotary Fellowship for Francophonie. It encourages, fosters, and develops relationships between Rotary members and friends by promoting Francophonie’s culture and values.
Rotary Fellowship of Startup Investors- RING. This fellowship connects early-stage investors in startup companies. Fellowship members are encouraged to share their personal and professional experiences of investing in startups through different stages.
Rotary Fellowship of Tea Lovers. It engages, creates community, and organizes regular activities of interest between Rotary members and friends from around the world who like tea drinking, culture, philosophy, lifestyle, and tea-related matters.
Rotary Fellowship of Metaverse. This fellowship is for individuals who are interested in exploring the existing Metaverse features to create positive change in their local and global communities.
Rotary Fellowship of Gift and Estate Planning Professionals. It brings together knowledgeable professionals from around the world to discuss, compare, and promote charitable gift and estate planning structures. This fellowship also supports continuing education on philanthropic topics to encourage charitable contributions on a global level.
Rotary Fellowship of Vegans. This group connects Rotarians, Rotaractors, and friends around the world who are either leading a vegan lifestyle or are curious about it.
Rotary Fellowship of Horse Racing. This fellowship keeps the horse racing tradition alive and promotes it among the younger generation, welcoming members from all over the world who love horse racing.
Rotary Fellowship of Past Presidents, Officers, and Friends. It provides Rotary members who have served as officers in their Rotary and Rotaract clubs with opportunities to remain engaged with Rotary at all levels, and to actively support important Rotary activities such as service projects and membership growth.
Rotary Fellowship of Real Estate. This group shares information about the real estate market, creates synergies, analyzes market trends, and fosters fellowship among Rotary members and friends with an interest in real estate.
Cybersecurity Rotary Fellowship. It connects individuals who share a deep interest in cybersecurity and creates a platform for meaningful engagement.
Rotary Fellowships provide a unique opportunity to connect with people from around the world who share your interests. Through them, you can learn from each other, exchange ideas, and collaborate on projects that make a difference. We invite you to visit the Fellowships page to learn more about them and become a member.