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From My-Linh Kunst, AWC Berlin

I just came back from AAWE's 50th Anniversary celebration this week in Paris. What a wonderful evening it was ! Susan Tolson, wife of US Ambassador to France gave opening remarks, then Phyllis Michaux, one of the founding members, and club president Wendy Leyland spoke eloquently about the club's history. As FAWCO president, I appreciated...

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February was “Water Month” for the American Women’s Group of Languedoc Roussillon

Submitted by: AWG LR FAWCO Rep, Kim Mousseron

In addition to the fall activities that revolved around the theme of water (a walk with the hiking group along the aqueduct in Castries and a visit with the outings group to the Montpellier water source and water treatment plant) AWGLR...

To help AWA Dubai members have a better understanding of the latest US tax issues regarding filing and reporting obligations,  (Click HERE and HERE for more information),  the FAWCO Committee invited Virginia La Torre Jeker, a US tax lawyer, to speak on April 6.  Twenty members and guests learned about the latest developments that affect Americans overseas.

Ms. Jeker's talk  focused on...

 

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION ON  “WATER – CHANGING THE FLOW…”

SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN WOMEN’S CLUB – “WOMEN OF THE ISLES”

THEME:  WATER – WHAT ARE YOUR REFLECTIONS OF WATER?  WHAT IS

THE COLOUR, THE FORCE BEHIND IT ?  HOW IS WATER PART OF OUR EVERYDAY

LIFE ?  YOUR PICTURE SHOULD TELL YOUR STORY OF WATER!

THE PURPOSE OF THIS PHOTO...

 

PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION ON  “WATER – CHANGING THE FLOW…”

SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN WOMEN’S CLUB – “WOMEN OF THE ISLES”

THEME:  WATER – WHAT ARE YOUR REFLECTIONS OF WATER?  WHAT IS

THE COLOUR, THE FORCE BEHIND IT ?  HOW IS WATER PART OF OUR EVERYDAY

LIFE ?  YOUR PICTURE SHOULD TELL YOUR STORY OF WATER!

THE PURPOSE OF THIS PHOTO...

 

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I will pass along my conference report in short, bite-sized pieces over the next week starting today with links to the keynote speakers:

Thursday, March 17:
Stephanie Willman Bordat, Global Rights' Maghreb Regional Director.
"Women's Rights in the Middle East -- A Law for Protecting Women Against Violence"

http://www.fawco.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1644:marrakech-2011-keynote-address-stephanie-willman-bordat&catid=275&Itemid=200419

She spoke about the Global Rights grassroots initiative...


by Robin Meloy Goldsby, FAWCO Rep AIWC Cologne

May, 2011

Marrakech, Girl Power and the Verge of Tears Tour

What a week! Representing the AIWCC in Marrakech was one of the highlights of my peripatetic life. How I wish I could have taken each of you along to witness the joys of attending an annual FAWCO conference.

It’s difficult to...

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President's message April 2011

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Dear Members,

I have just returned from the FAWCO conference in Marrakech, an opportunity for which I wish to thank the AWG board. As many of you know, I regularly attend scientific research conferences, so it was interesting to compare the two types of conferences. Instead of a world full of men, talking about themselves and...

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AWA Dubai Celebrates 20 Years!

Another "Midnight at the Oasis" was "A Night to Remember" in Dubai on March 25th when AWA Dubai held their 20th Anniversary Gala.  President Mia Syed introduced Guest of Honor, Elinor Le Baron (now a member of AWA Qatar), the founder of the club.  The festivities included a silent auction with over 60 items on...

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Submitted by: AWC Luxembourg, FAWCO Rep, Kathleen Connors Bouchaud

 

FAWCO Wells for Clean Water Tombola

AWC Luxembourg did it again!! The generosity of AWC Luxembourg members at the February Valentines lunch was overwhelming! In just two hours, the very lively group of 40 women at Wiltgen Cafe helped other women across the world in Cambodia by supplying them with...

Another "Midnight at the Oasis" was "A Night to Remember" in Dubai March 25th when AWA Dubai held their 20th Anniversary Gala.  President Mia Syed introduced guest of honor Elinor Le Baron (now a member of AWA Qatar) the founder of the club.  The festivities included a silent auction with over 60 items on the block.  More than ???? was...

AIWC Genoa donated 1000 euro in 2010 and we should be doing the same for 2011 to East African Center for the Empowerment of Women and Children  (EAC) (www.eastafricancenter.org). We are digging wells in Kenya.

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Click here to download special bulletin prepared by Cynthia Lehmann, AIWC Cologne's member about their lovely 50th Anniversary Tea at Schloss Lerbach on Apri 23, 2011.

In attendance from FAWCO was My-Linh Kunst, FAWCO President who was also AIWC Cologne's president in 2007-08.

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AIWC Cologne's  Board            Ex-Presidents                        watching the slide show

 

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