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Online Seminars

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We strive to be a premier knowledge club in Rotary by using our professional skills in our service work and creating learning opportunities for our members, other Rotarians, and people of goodwill around the world. 

Our program of online seminars contributes to that objective by enabling you to learn from global experts in their field. You are welcome to attend seminars online, typically on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 12:30 PM EST, but if you are not a member of our club, we need you to register for each seminar you would like to attend. To register, first download our program of seminars and select the seminars you would like to register for. Then use the link for registration below. After registration, we will send you a link for streaming a few days before each seminar. 

Registration Form

To attend any of our meetings in person or our Online Seminars please register:

  • Meet Maggie Mercer, CEO of The $100 Solution (THDS)
    Jun 06, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Meet Dr. Elaine Hernandez, Assistant Governor in D5930 South Texas
    May 23, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Meet Mark Kelly, a Foreign Service Officer, USAID
    May 09, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Mark will speak about a relationship between USAID and the Department of Defense in the development context.
  • Stories from a String Puller: Meet Leigh Lafosse
    Apr 04, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Join us for a meeting with a special presenter, Leign Lafosse, the President of a National Capital Puppetry Guild.
  • Meet Mohsin Mohi Ud Din, an artist, storytelling activist, and founder of the award-winning global non profit, #MeWe Int
    Mar 21, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Presentation: An exploration on how words, language and communication are pillars of mental health, behavior, and human rights, and an introduction to community-led innovations for reclaiming communication as a tool for advancing the health and equity of all.
  • Meet Ben Smilowitz, Disaster Accountability Project
    Mar 07, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Opportunities for Impact: Accountability & Transparency in the Opaque World of Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Aid
  • Speaker Ify Bozimo: Living the Dream in DC
    Feb 07, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Meet Ify Bozimo, an attorney and our Club Member. She will focus her presentation on a local non-profit "DC Dream Centre."
  • Meet Sean D. McAlister, Rotary District 7620 Governor, 2022-2023
    Jan 17, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    virtual meeting
    Dr. Sean McAlister, 2022-23 District Governor / Rotary District 7620, Washington, DC, and Central Maryland, will join our Club's January 17th meeting.
  • Meet Pastor Michael S. Dickson, II
    Tue, Dec 06
    virtual event
    Dec 06, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    virtual event
    The Case for Consistent Strategic Local Adventure: Doing the Most from Where you ARE.
  • ChessKid: a fun, safe and accessible way for kids to play chess
    Nov 15, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    online event
    How to empower children to learn and play chess? How to engage girls in the game? Our speakers, ChessKid leaders A. Sorokina and N. Krauchuk, will share their insights.
  • Meet Gigi Gatti, Sr Director, Grameen Foundation USA
    Nov 01, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    online event
    Gigi Gatti is Grameen Foundation USA's Sr. Director for Global Program Strategy and Learning. She will be sharing with us two philanthropy models (impact bonds and skillanthrophy) that Grameen has been doing and how these have changed the way development goals can be achieved.
  • Reimagining Peace Corps Role and Model
    Oct 18, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Our speaker, Michael McCabe, is a Regional Director at Peace Corps, representing the Inter-America and the Pacific Region, will share how Peace Corps is keeping its core principles but significantly changing other components to be relevant for today's volunteers and communities.
  • Commitment in the Age of Extinction: How organizations large and small can make a difference when problems overwhelm us
    Oct 04, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    online event
    David Barth, a head of programming at Save the Children, will share his thoughts on how the confluence of climate, conflict, and COVID has made citizen and organizational engagement more critical than ever.
  • Guest Speaker: Rachael Buck, A Wider Circle
    Sep 20, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Rachael Buck (she/her) has worked with A Wider Circle for six years and leads their Outreach and Volunteer Programming.
  • Speaker: Lory Nelson Brunner, the Rotary Club of South Miami
    Sep 06, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Join us for a presentation by Lory Nelson Brunner, a passionate Rotarian, pet care advocate, and a person with a big heart.
  • Knocking down communication barriers between Deaf and Hearing Communities
    Aug 16, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Join us for a presentation by leading advocates for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community Elaine Lenon and Niccole Pazos.
  • Guest Speaker: Larry Cooley, Founder and President Emeritus of Management Systems International
    Aug 02, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Founder and President Emeritus of Management Systems International, Larry Cooley has more than 40 years' experience in the fields of strategic management, public sector reform, and international development. He currently serves as President of the Society for International Development, Board Chair
  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Nabil Bidewi
    Tue, Jul 19
    Online Event
    Jul 19, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Online Event
    Our guest speaker, Dr. Nabil Bedewi, is a Rotarian (since 2007), member of the Paul Harris Society and a member of the Rotary Club of Potomac-Bethesda. He is a co-founder of Believe in Belize.
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