Friday Jul 23, 2021

The Serengeti Girls Run: An Endurance Race to Support Female Empowerment in Tanzania

Wendi Fischer

Executive Director America's Foundation for Chess /The First Move Chess Program

Introduced by: Bob Holert

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Wendi Fischer will present her experience running across the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania in October of 2020. The story begins earlier with a lofty goal, a change of heart, lots of work, and a big commitment. Wendi will share the story of how she joined a team of female endurance runners to raise money to support programs that empower young women in Tanzania. While mornings were dedicated to running, the afternoons were filled with photographic game drives and sundowners (cocktails).  The presentation will share a great story and many beautiful photos.

About the Speaker

Wendi Fischer is a Past President of Bellevue Breakfast Rotary and an active member in Rotary both of our club and District 5030.