Peace scholar addresses Rotary Club of Scottsdale

Rotarian Max Rumbaugh, Ms. Zarrin Caldwell and Club President, Kent Hammond greet Rotary Club of Scottsdale members and guests. (Submitted photo)

Zarrin Caldwell, a Rotary international peace fellow, spoke to members and guests of The Rotary Club of Scottsdale at a meeting at Scottsdale’s McCormick Ranch Golf Club’s Lakeside Pavilion.

When introducing Ms. Caldwell, past Club President Max Rumbaugh said Ms. Caldwell was granted in 2011 a scholarship for Rotary International’s Rotary Peace Fellowship, according to a press release.

She received a graduate certificate in the field of Peace and Conflict Studies from Chulalongkorn University’s Rotary Peace Center in Bangkok, Thailand.

Ms. Caldwell serves as secretary and member of the Board of Directors of Global Ties, AZ. As liaison, Ms. Caldwell has designed over 50 program for the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Programs from Washington, D.C. from 2012-17 and is now based in Arizona.

Ms. Caldwell, a Fountain Hills resident, shared her experiences of traveling to over 30 countries to connect people and ideas.

While talking about the Rotary Peace Fellow, she invited members and guests to nominate candidates who would study aboard in graduate programs that address Rotary International’s main areas of focus — supporting education, providing clean water, promoting peace, saving mothers and children, growing local economies and fighting disease.

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