2017-12-29 / Society

Global Grant Scholar visits Capital Rotary

Contributed by Pete Pillow


Capital Rotary president Blake DuBose and Catherine Glen, a former Rotary Global Scholar Capital Rotary president Blake DuBose and Catherine Glen, a former Rotary Global Scholar Capital Rotary president Blake DuBose received banners from clubs in Nairobi and Ireland from Catherine Glen, a former Rotary Global Grant Scholar studying in the field of peace and conflict prevention. Glen recently received a master’s degree from Queen’s University in Belfast. She’s currently a visiting research associate at the university’s Center for Evidence and Social Innovation. Global Grant scholarships support graduate level study in one of Rotary International’s six areas of focus: peace, disease prevention, water and sanitation, maternal/ child health, education, and economic/community development. Glen is a 2011 University of South Carolina graduate and has worked with young people within high-needs communities in the U.S., Japan, Northern Ireland, and Kenya.

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