Speaker Date Topic
Carlos Rioja - San Isadro, Lima Peru Jan 22, 2021
COVID and Day-to-Day Life in Peru
COVID and Day-to-Day Life in Peru

Carlos Rioja is a distinguished Rotarian who lives in Lima, Peru. Carlos is a member of the La Molina Vieja Rotary Club and is a Past District Governor for District 4455. Carlos has an MBA from the University of Seattle. Carlos lived in Oshkosh, Wisconsin for over 30 years where he was a member of the Rotary Club of Oshkosh and was employed as the General Manager of International Factories for Oshkosh and Kenworth trucks.

Carlos will share a presentation of Rotary projects in Peru including his extensive work with water projects and Shelter Box. He will also discuss the COVID situation in Peru, talk about day-to-day life, and outline current needs in his country.

ROTARY
  • Governor District 4455, 2014/15. Past President Rotary Club La Molina Vieja; Honorary member of RC Oshkosh, Wisconsin, More than 30 years of residence in the USA and 15 years back in Peru.
  • District leadership positions: President of the International Service Committees, LFR chair, IGE team leader, exchanges with Wisconsin and Seattle Washington. Current President of the District International Service Committee (CDSI), President of the Project Fair. General Coordinator of the ShelterBox Program coordinating donations to Peru on 4 occasions. Speaker at World Conventions: New Orleans on Biosand Water Filters, ShelterBox in Atlanta Georgia, invited to speak at Toronto 2018.
  • Participant in 6 world conventions: Centennial Chicago, Salt Lake City, Montreal. New Orleans, Sao Paulo Brazil and Atlanta Georgia. Rotary member CADRE, TRF consultant for international management
  • Matching Grants Manager: Biosand water filters for which Rotary sent a press team to film material, which is constantly used in conventions, magazines and international events.

PERSONAL

  • Married to Blanca, two children Rick in Seattle with two girls: Juliana and Miranda and Patty with two college students in New Jersey: Viny and Bladley.
  • Leoncio Prado Military College XIII promotion. Federico Villarreal de Lima Universities, MBA at Unversity of Seattle Wa, specialized postgraduate degrees in Ohio, Oshkosh, Universities of Wis and Seattle Wa.
  • Honorary Ambassador of Wisconsin, Managing Director of USA based international factories: Kenworth Truck, Oshkosh Truck Corp and Volvo Trucks del Peru.
  • Travel experience around the world, establishing dealerships for the sale of the truck factories mentioned above.
  • Dual nationality Peru and USA, where every year we spend four months visiting relatives and Rotary clubs in North America in search of financial support for district projects in Peru.
Lucia Francis - MT Sunrise Rotary Jan 29, 2021
Meaningful Conversations
Meaningful Conversations

We continue a series of meaningful conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our team of your fellow Rotarians have been planning these sessions and our goal is that through meaningful conversations we will experience growth, gain deeper understanding, and renew our commitment to fairness and justice.

A Rotarian member of our team will guide each conversation within small groups of  4-5 people.   Small groups will feedback appropriate and significant information to the whole group.

What can you do to get the most out of each conversation ?

  • Look forward to an exciting, encouraging, insightful experience.
  • Review the Rotary Statement on racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion found in our web page.
  • View recommended  videos, listed below, before or after our conversations.  They will provide background and  information to help us in making our conversations meaningful.
  • Actively listen and participate in each conversation with your fellow Rotarians

Videos

Uncomfortable conversations with a black man. https://uncomfortableconvos.com/episode/episode-1

Verna Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them. Click Here

Lucia Francis - MT Sunrise Rotary Feb 26, 2021
Meaningful Conversations
Meaningful Conversations

We continue a series of meaningful conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our team of your fellow Rotarians have been planning these sessions and our goal is that through meaningful conversations we will experience growth, gain deeper understanding, and renew our commitment to fairness and justice.

A Rotarian member of our team will guide each conversation within small groups of  4-5 people.   Small groups will feedback appropriate and significant information to the whole group.

What can you do to get the most out of each conversation ?

  • Look forward to an exciting, encouraging, insightful experience.
  • Review the Rotary Statement on racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion found in our web page.
  • View recommended  videos, listed below, before or after our conversations.  They will provide background and  information to help us in making our conversations meaningful.
  • Actively listen and participate in each conversation with your fellow Rotarians

Videos

Uncomfortable conversations with a black man. https://uncomfortableconvos.com/episode/episode-1

Verna Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them. Click Here

Lucia Francis - MT Sunrise Rotary Mar 26, 2021
Meaningful Conversations
Meaningful Conversations

We continue a series of meaningful conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our team of your fellow Rotarians have been planning these sessions and our goal is that through meaningful conversations we will experience growth, gain deeper understanding, and renew our commitment to fairness and justice.

A Rotarian member of our team will guide each conversation within small groups of  4-5 people.   Small groups will feedback appropriate and significant information to the whole group.

What can you do to get the most out of each conversation ?

  • Look forward to an exciting, encouraging, insightful experience.
  • Review the Rotary Statement on racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion found in our web page.
  • View recommended  videos, listed below, before or after our conversations.  They will provide background and  information to help us in making our conversations meaningful.
  • Actively listen and participate in each conversation with your fellow Rotarians

Videos

Uncomfortable conversations with a black man. https://uncomfortableconvos.com/episode/episode-1

Verna Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them. Click Here

Lucia Francis - MT Sunrise Rotary Apr 23, 2021
Meaningful Conversations
Meaningful Conversations

We continue a series of meaningful conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our team of your fellow Rotarians have been planning these sessions and our goal is that through meaningful conversations we will experience growth, gain deeper understanding, and renew our commitment to fairness and justice.

A Rotarian member of our team will guide each conversation within small groups of  4-5 people.   Small groups will feedback appropriate and significant information to the whole group.

What can you do to get the most out of each conversation ?

  • Look forward to an exciting, encouraging, insightful experience.
  • Review the Rotary Statement on racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion found in our web page.
  • View recommended  videos, listed below, before or after our conversations.  They will provide background and  information to help us in making our conversations meaningful.
  • Actively listen and participate in each conversation with your fellow Rotarians

Videos

Uncomfortable conversations with a black man. https://uncomfortableconvos.com/episode/episode-1

Verna Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them. Click Here

Lucia Francis - MT Sunrise Rotary May 28, 2021
Meaningful Conversations
Meaningful Conversations

We continue a series of meaningful conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our team of your fellow Rotarians have been planning these sessions and our goal is that through meaningful conversations we will experience growth, gain deeper understanding, and renew our commitment to fairness and justice.

A Rotarian member of our team will guide each conversation within small groups of  4-5 people.   Small groups will feedback appropriate and significant information to the whole group.

What can you do to get the most out of each conversation ?

  • Look forward to an exciting, encouraging, insightful experience.
  • Review the Rotary Statement on racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion found in our web page.
  • View recommended  videos, listed below, before or after our conversations.  They will provide background and  information to help us in making our conversations meaningful.
  • Actively listen and participate in each conversation with your fellow Rotarians

Videos

Uncomfortable conversations with a black man. https://uncomfortableconvos.com/episode/episode-1

Verna Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them. Click Here

Lucia Francis - MT Sunrise Rotary Jun 25, 2021
Meaningful Conversations
Meaningful Conversations

We continue a series of meaningful conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our team of your fellow Rotarians have been planning these sessions and our goal is that through meaningful conversations we will experience growth, gain deeper understanding, and renew our commitment to fairness and justice.

A Rotarian member of our team will guide each conversation within small groups of  4-5 people.   Small groups will feedback appropriate and significant information to the whole group.

What can you do to get the most out of each conversation ?

  • Look forward to an exciting, encouraging, insightful experience.
  • Review the Rotary Statement on racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion found in our web page.
  • View recommended  videos, listed below, before or after our conversations.  They will provide background and  information to help us in making our conversations meaningful.
  • Actively listen and participate in each conversation with your fellow Rotarians

Videos

Uncomfortable conversations with a black man. https://uncomfortableconvos.com/episode/episode-1

Verna Myers: How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them. Click Here