Inner Wheel International
Rotary was formed by Mr. Paul Percival Harris.
The wives of Rotarians in Great Britain & Ireland joined hands to hands to help their husbands with social works undertaken by Rotary.
10th January 1924
The inaugural meeting of 1st Club, IWC Manchestar (Great Britain) was held in Herriots. Baths when the name “Inner Wheel” was adopted. Mrs. Oliver Golding was the founder president and Mrs. Nixon as secretary. The first 6 rules were agreed upon.
10th January is now celebrated as the International Inner Wheel Day.
The first District was formed in Great Britain & Ireland called No. 5 Inner Wheel District Committee corresponding Rotary District 5. Clubs were Manchester, Liverpool, Macclesfield, Nelson, St. Helens, and Warrington.
The first overseas club was founded in Ballarat Australia.
The 79 Clubs in Great Britain & Ireland agreed to form the ASSOCIATION OF INNER WHEEL CLUBS GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND & rapidly became a global movement.
Newly formed Inner Wheel Clubs were given a Certificate of Membership of “The Charter”.
1st Club in Asia was IWC of Singapore
1st July 1967
The Associasion of IW Clubs changed it name to International Inner Wheel. The first board meeting was held in Copenhagen. Five board members were present from Denmark, G.B. & I Netherlands, Norway & Sweden. Mrs. Lavender Weightman became the first I.I.W. President
First INTERNATIONAL INNER WHEEL Convention held at Hague & Inner Wheel Day was 1st celebrated.
The Association of I.W. Club in India, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh was formed.
The 1st Margarette Golding Award presentation was held.
Inner Wheel Bangladesh
1st Inner Wheel Club in Bangladesh, IWC of Chittagong was formed at Chittagong. Club President- Sultana Nizam, Club Secretary- Dr. Shireen Huq
The first INNER WHEEL DISTRICT in Bangladesh was D328 that was formed with 5 (five) Inner Wheel Clubs. They are IWC of Agrabad, IWC of Dhaka, IWC of Dhaka South, IWC of Khulna & IWC of Khulna North. Chairman- Prof.RoushanAraRahman, Secretary- Rehana Jalal
1st National Representative- Dilruba Ahmed
1st elect International Inner Wheel Board Director- Dilruba Ahmed
Receiver of Oliver Golding Award- Dilruba Ahmed, I.I.W.R/Board Director (1995-96) & Prof. Roushan Ara Rahman, I.I.W.R/Board member (1988-89)
INNER WHEEL DISTRICT, 345 was formed with 10 (ten) Clubs; that are IWC of Agrabad, IWC of Brahmanbaria Titas, IWC of Chittagong, IWC of Comilla, IWC of Dhaka, IWC of Dhaka Buriganga, IWC of Dhaka North, IWC of Dhaka North West, IWC of Dilkusha & IWC of Feni Central. Founder & convener- Dilruba Ahmed.
1st District Executive Committee Member (2014-15), Chairman- Ruzina Afzal, Vice Chairman-I- Khaleda Awwal, Vice Chairman-II- Lovely Bayzied, Secretary- Sharmin Hossain,Treasuter- Mohsena Reza, Extension Organiser Munira Khan, I.S.O.-Angela Boishakhi Mendes, Editor- Tahia Khalil