Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary

Service Above Self

Speakers

JOIN NBSR FOR BREAKFAST

Join the Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary Club for breakfast and hear some of the most amazing speakers!  NBSR meets on Tuesday mornings at 7:30 AM for breakfast at the elegant Five Crowns Restaurant in Corona Del Mar.  Guest are always welcome. 

When you sit at a table with NBSR members, you will be sitting with local business and civic leaders, philanthropist, educators, service providers, etc..  Many are champions of their industry, civic duty and service.  All are here because they want to help their community and those in need.  

Come and meet these astounding members of your community, learn about our projects and programs and how you can help too.  Learn more about Rotary and how you can join the 1.2 million people worldwide working together to make a difference.

 


UPCOMING SPEAKERS

04/26/16     FLOYD CIRULI - TOP POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POLLSTER IN COLORADO

Floyd Ciruli is a pollster and political analyst providing consulting, strategy, policy management, public opinion research, public relations and management. Clients include major Colorado corporations, business and civic associations. Among Denver-based Ciruli Associates’ specialties is consulting for government, nonprofit and corporate organizations proposing initiatives for public approval."

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05/03/16 FERNANDA CASTELO - ADAPTIVE SAILOR & EXOSKELETON "TEST PILOT"

As a “test pilot,” Fernanda helped Ekso Bionics refine their design for the “Ekso,” an exoskeleton which allows individuals with limited to no mobility in their legs to walk again. Fernanda worked closely with their engineers, and clinical physical therapists giving critical feedback from a user’s perspective.

A dancer at Disneyland in her youth, after an accident 20 years ago, she has since consulted with multiple design teams on the development of new technologies for people with mobility impairments. From the new WHILL providing mobility, independence and style for everyone to Ekso to Stanford’s Mechanical Engineering Perspectives of Assistive Technology class mentoring with future engineers, Fernanda educates about the importance of an organic, body/user-centered approach to design and how essential it is to involve people with disabilities at every stage of development.   

She is also an avid sailor and very active with B.A.A.D.S. (Bay Area Association for Disabled Sailors). Setting her eyes on the prize and claiming 1st Place at the 2013 North American Access Championship on San Francisco Bay.

She closed her 2015 racing season claiming 1st at the Chula Vista Dash, 18nm distance run and 6th Placement at the US Sailing Adaptive Championship Double-Handed Class. Both regattas held on warm and beautiful San Diego Bay.
 
2016, Fernanda is off against winter currents competing on a three person crew at the inter-club beer can regatta series on San Francisco Bay.

05/10/16 KEVIN MULDOON - MAYOR PRO TEMORE, CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH

 


05/17/16 JOELLE CASTEIX - AUTHOR/ADVOCATE "THE POWER OF RESPONSIBILITY"

Named one of Orange County's 100 Most Influential People of 2015, Joelle Casteix is an author, journalist, speaker, and advocate. She's also the leading “in the trenches” expert on the prevention and exposure of child sex abuse and cover-up—especially within institutions such as the Catholic Church, Boy Scouts and public schools.

Her blog, The Worthy Adversary, has become a leading voice in survivor advocacy, exposing abuse and cover-up, child safety, and parenting strategies.

Her other writings have appeared in the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Times, OC Family, and Parenting.com

Learn more about Joelle here.