Are you a young professional who wants to make your community a better place?
Would you welcome the chance to expand your circle of friends at home and around the world?
Are you looking for ways to hone your leadership skills and explore career opportunities?
Then Rotaract is for you!
The Rotaract Club of Atlanta is a non-profit organization made up of college educated (or equivalent) young professionals aged between 21-30. Our club offers a multi-dimensional approach by networking and giving back to the Atlanta community through professional development, community services, and social activities.
The Rotaract Club of Atlanta strives to adhere to the principles of Rotary International. The club welcomes civic-minded young professionals who want to develop professionally and become agents of change for their community. We heavily emphasize in giving back to the community by participating in community service events such as tutoring and/or help in cleaning parks in the community. In the past, we have drawn speakers from different sectors such as finance, non-profit organizations, and/or the arts.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with any question or comment you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.
This meeting will feature speaker Katheryn Kolb, executive director of EcoAddendum, a non-profit with a mission of educating everyone about the natural world in order to preserve and protect the biodiversity of the Georgia Piedmont Region. Their work largely consists of hosting “nature walks” and “eco-restoration”.
“Master Naturalist Kathryn Kolb shares over 30 years of field experience in forests and wild lands of the Southeast. Her fresh and insightful perspectives on our native forest make each Eco-A walk a new and interesting experience. She has collaborated for over 25 years on projects with many regional environmental groups including The Wilderness Society, Georgia Forestwatch, Georgia Conservancy, Trees Atlanta, South River Watershed Alliance, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, and many others. Kathryn was founder and director Atlanta’s Keeping It Wild program, under the umbrella of the Wilderness Society, leading a diverse, community based, education and outings program from[masked]. She also served as consultant to DeKalb County Commissioners in[masked], leading an initiative to re-vise the DeKalb County Tree Ordinance. She also served on a City of Atlanta tree ordinance task force, and today consults with other municipalities and community groups on raising awareness about the value of regional forests and natural areas, and methods of incorporating trees and forests into urban and suburban environments.
Kathryn is also known for her distinctive, award-winning work as a fine art photographer of natural forms and landscapes. Her photographs are found in prominent regional collections and public venues throughout the US.”
Where: Via Zoom (link to be posted close to the date)
When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 7.00pm and will last approximately 1 hour.