Agenda for On Line Meeting 2022
6:30 PM PDT
- Welcome from President Lisa Broderick and call to order
- Roll call and Introductions
- Current Announcements and News
- Comments and Questions
7 February 2023
Kristine Ina Winter, Whiteclay Makerspace
Ina grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska and received her education from the University of Nebraska. She holds Batchelor of Science degrees in Mathematics and Civil Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering with an emphasis in Engineering Management.
Ina’s career spanned nearly 30 years with the Nebraska Department of Roads (now the NDOT)where she fulfilled various roles from field surveyor to district engineer. Ina retired in 2011, moved to Hot Springs, South Dakota with late husband Brad Winter and is now devoting her time to volunteer activities and personal pursuits. Among those – past and present – are serving on the Board of Directors for a new animal humane society in an area previously without shelter services; serving Rotary as club treasurer, executive secretary, club president for two clubs, District Membership Chairperson for District 5650, District Grants Subcommittee Chairperson and District Governor for District 5610;
currently serving as President of the Board of Directors of our local critical access hospital.
Interests include gardening, reading, martial arts, travel, hiking, and the study of obscure and rare crafts such as nålbinding, tatting, and paper making. Ina joined Rotary because of PolioPlus and its peace mission. She has been on NIDs to Nigeria, Mali, and Chad and wants to turn her attention to furthering RI peace efforts.
14 February 2023
Scott Martin, Imposter Syndrome
Scott Martin, a landscape architect-turned-peacebuilder, is a former chapter president of MBBI-LA and former co-leader of MBBI’s Rwanda project. Scott has been engaged with MBBI for about a decade as a founding member of MBBI. In 2017 became a Rotary Peace Fellow at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. Global Partnerships Manager at MBBI.
21 February 2023
Maryam Zar, Insight and Discussion about Women Led Protests in Iran and Possible Outcomes
Maryam Zar was born in Iran. She arrived in the United States in 1979 and grew up in New Jersey. She went to Boston University for a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and to Pepperdine Law School for a Juris Doctorate. In 1992 she went back to Iran to become a correspondent when the nation was just emerging from the Iran-Iraq war. She made her mark as a fiercely capable woman in a patriarchal land where women in the workplace were unwelcome. She became an editor for Iran News, an English language daily newspaper, and a correspondent for publications based in London and Dubai, including MEED and Gulf Marketing Review. In 2010, she founded Womenfound, an organization dedicated to raising awareness for the plight of women around the world and helping empower them. She was appointed by mayor garcetti to the commission on the status of women, has been an elected delegate for assembly district 50, serves as Chair of the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils (WRAC), and has been appointed to several other local and international boards. She is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy, and has a Juris Doctorate and currently chairs the Pacific Palisades Community Council. She has a byline at the Huffington Post and is mother to three children, a wife and daughter.
28 February 2023
Club Assembly/Fireside Chat