RYLA representative wows Rotarians

Johanna de Vries, showed by example the benefits of the Rotary Youth Exchange and the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) when she recently spoke to the club at a dinner meeting about her personal experience with Rotary programs. She has recently returned from representing District 9780 at the world conference for iRYLA at Montreal, Canada as one of 130 participants from 30 countries. A compelling speaker, she illustrated how RYLA helps young people develop by addressing the personal issues in change. A graduate of Ballarat University, she is employed as a youth worker with Open Family Australia. alt