Ladies lead at Rotary

28 June 2018 | Society

Five woman were recently elected as presidents of their respective Rotary Clubs in Namibia. They are Hileni Rijnen (Auas), Heide Beinhauer (Windhoek), Lanice Helmuth (Klein Windhoek Valley), Lily Raubenheimer (Lüderitz) and Anja Rohwer (Swakopmund). Hileni, who was born and raised in Windhoek, says it is great that Rotary has broken down the barriers of gender and race. “Together we can try to serve, doing our best to improve our beautiful country, the world and its citizens.” Rotary has seven clubs in Namibia (except above-mentioned, they are also present in Walvis Bay and in Otjiwarongo). The local organisations now boast 71% female leadership. Pictured are Heide Beinhauer and Hileni Rijnen. Image contributed

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