Meeting in Review, February 10, 2021

Thursday, February 11, 2021 By: Whitney Ashe Doll
This week the Rotary Club of Washington, D.C. welcomed guest speaker Judith Morrison, Senior Advisor, Social Development, Gender & Diversity Division, Inter-American Development Bank.

President Nancy Riker opened the virtual meeting at 12:31 p.m. She welcomed participants.

Secretary Whitney Doll welcomed guests and visiting Rotarians.

Sergeant-at-Arms Bob Schott led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and announced birthdays and anniversaries for the week.

Club Historian Monica Smith presented a History Moment on the Hidden Figures of Innovation.

Lisa Cohen presented a Member Moment.

Announcements:
  • Fellowship Chair Mary Goldsmith discussed possible fire pit fellowship events. Contact her if you have ideas for possible venues.
  • May O’Brien talked about Rotary International’s polio eradication efforts. The RI grant program is changing to help fund more projects.
Steve Liston introduced our speaker, Judith Morrison, Senior Advisor, Social Development, Gender & Diversity Division, Inter-American Development Bank. Read her full biography here.

Next, we connected for Word with Friends Break Outs.

President Nancy adjourned the meeting at 1:30 p.m.