Last update for 2017 from Rise to Success HSRC
Saturday 11 November.
The day a select few chose to meet PDG Sylvia Whitlock.
A promising dawn that turned into a beautiful day.
In many ways, The Rotary Foundation is an invisible presence in our clubs. Most of what we do in our clubs and our districts, on a weekly basis, we do without the active involvement of the Foundation. But our Foundation is invisible in our clubs in the same way the foundation of a building is invisible when you're in it: Just because you don't see it doesn't mean it's not holding you up.
Sylvia Whitlock was born in New York City but educated in Kingston, Jamaica. Returned to New York City to earned a B.A. in Psychology from Hunter College. Sylvia worked for the United Nations, as a Statistical Clerk, at the Secretariat Building in New York, before moving to California to start a career in Education. In California she went on to earn a Masters Degree, cum laude, in Education from Cal Poly, Pomona, and a Ph.D., cum laude, in Education, from Claremont Graduate School. Subsequently, she earned another Masters Degree, in Marriage and Family Therapy, from Azusa Pacific University, and began a second career as a therapist. She is licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences in California.
The Khomani San of the Kalahari won an historic land claim in 2000. What they’re doing with their vast tracts of land is ingenious for conservation, tourism and a sustainable livelihood for the community. Things are looking much brighter for them in an article written by Keri Harvey of Safarious