Edmonton West

On Monday, May 2, 2022, the Rotary Club of Edmonton West will join a special joint luncheon / virtual hybrid meeting with the Rotary Club of Edmonton (Downtown). Our guest speaker will be Rotary Global Grant Scholar Anna-Marie Robertson, who will be speaking remotely from Washington, D.C. where she is pursuing her studies in national security law. She will be speaking on the topic, “The Application of International Humanitarian Law in the Conflict in Ukraine”. There will be several other presentations on the RCE Community and Youth services.


Details for in-person attendance are as follows:

Date:                Monday, May 2nd, 2022
Time:                12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Venue:             Main floor Chateau Lacombe Hotel
                           10111 Bellamy Hill, Edmonton, AB 

In-person attendance will include lunch for $33 per person, payable online at registration. Parking is available for $7. Zoom attendance for those unable to attend in-person will be free.


Members unable to attend in person may join the meeting online. The Zoom link is as follows:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 876 6822 5887
Passcode: 626351


Those who plan to participate in person are asked to register by Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 12 Noon. Please use the following link to the RCE website to register:



Anna-Marie Robertson is a University of Cambridge law graduate, Terry Fox Humanitarian Scholar, Paul Harris Fellow, Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal recipient, and former Rotary Youth Exchange Student (2012-2013).

Anna-Marie holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Transnational Law and Human Rights (Carleton University), a Certificate in International Affairs and Strategy (Sciences Po) and completed her law degree in July 2020 at St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge. Prior to her legal studies, Anna-Marie held various positions at the Canadian Red Cross and has been deployed to a number of disasters across Canada. Most recently, she worked as Senior Advisor, Government Relations at the Canadian Red Cross.

As a RYE student, Anna-Marie was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Edmonton and hosted by the Rotary Club of Enkhuizen in the Netherlands. Following her exchange, Anna-Marie returned home to Edmonton where she engaged with Rotary as a Rotex student, established an Interact Club at her high school, and continued to be of service in her community. Most recently, Anna-Marie has volunteered with Amnesty International through their Digital Verification Corps, served as Combination Room Secretary at St. Edmund’s College and is a mentor with Zero Gravity for high school students interested in professional and academic careers in law. Anna-Marie was awarded the Rotex Scholarship (District 5370) for her commitment to service and further recognized by the Rotary Club of Edmonton as a Paul Harris Fellow.

Anna-Marie is pursuing an LL.M. in National Security Law at Georgetown University (2021- 2022) as part of the Georgetown National Security Law Fellowship program, as a Rotary Global Grant Scholar and as a recipient of the Viscount Bennett Scholarship from the Law Society of Alberta.