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    Knitting for Water..On Wednesday, September 12th the AIWC- Cologne held their annual Welcome Back Bunch - it is always a fun event where members can catch up with friends after summer vacations and meet new arrivals. This year, there was a buzz throughout the room in anticipation of the raffle...

    The talented ladies from the Stitch ‘n’ Bitch group had spent...


    November 2011: FAWCO Region 5 Regional Meeting

    Report by RC 5: Frauke Rademacher-Heidemann

     FAWCO 2011 Region 5 Meeting  ‘ Region 5 Rocks ‘, November 11-13 in Berlin, Germany

    Meeting Highlights

    All eight clubs in Region 5 participated in our annual Regional Meeting, this time in Berlin, where the AWC of Berlin hosted and planned a perfect program with high concentration...

    March 26, 2012

    Dear AWAR Members,

    Since attending the the 2012 FAWCO Interim Conference in Dublin, we now believe there is indeed gold at the end of the rainbow and plenty of Irish luck! We would like to share our experiences with you in this short, but sweet, letter. 

    Imagine being welcomed to Dublin by the President of Ireland himself,

    President Michael D. Higgins of Ireland Applauds the Work of FAWCO

    Report from the 2012 FAWCO Global Conference in Dublin

    I had the great honor of attending the 2012 FAWCO Global Conference in March in Dublin, accompanied by Janet Davis, Tricia Saur, Stacey Kimmig, Robin Rose, Patti Sharpe, Julie Benders, and Tracie Mayer. The conference offered a jam-packed four days...

    Kim Mousseron and Genette Eyselinck put together a great report on the Region 3 retreat with lots of pictures to make you feel like you were there basking in the late summer sun around the pool at Regional Coordinator Linda Laval's home "La Bergerie" -- a southern France farmhouse renovated into a beautiful county home.  What a spot to hold...

    With the luck of the Irish, Randa, Najwa, June Bechara, and I attended the FAWCO Conference in Dublin, March 21-24. It was such a wonderful, varied, thought-provoking conference that I hope every member will seriously consider attending a FAWCO Conference at least once. (Next year’s conference will be in Bern, Switzerland.) Congrats to June Bechara! She’s now one of five...


    Emily Lingeri from The American Women of Ticino club sent along this account of a visit by the US Ambassador.  Thanks Emily for sharing the excitement of this important luncheon hosted by AWOT. Congratulations to all those involved in the organization of the event.

    U.S. AMBASSADOR Visits Lugano

    LUGANO, SWITZERLAND –June 1, 2011 – On Wednesday, June 1, U.S. Ambassador...


    The American International Women’s Association of Rabat, Morocco recently celebrated our 50th anniversary with a Gala held at the Sofitel of Rabat.  Our co-Presidents, Oumnia Seghrouchni and Nancy Slaoui coordinated the wonderful event that honored women who had been members for at least 20 years. 

    The Rabat AIWA was created by American embassy women in 1962 and now has grown...

    FAWCO Rep Tracy Moede wrote from Hamburg about their activities:

    We certainly have been busy in Hamburg this spring. We had two Saturday seminars on US/German banking and tax issues. Please find below the article about the first seminar and a few photos from the first  event.

    Understanding German American Cross Border Tax and Banking Issues

     by Kate Bogumil, AWC...


    I am sharing the letter AWA Rome "Fact Forum" chair, Suzanne McMillen wrote to our membership following a very successful event that was the outcome of a collaboration among our Community Services Chair, Fact Forum Chair and FAWCO Rep.    Elizabeth Abbot

    Dear AWAR Members,

    We had an illustrious visitor this week in Rome-- Brooke Galloway, Development and Policy Director for...

    A French Woman, High Heels,

    and a Black and White Charity Gala (for Water)

    The American International Women’s Club of Cologne (AIWCC) raised a total of € 5,777 at our annual Charity Gala. Because 2011 marks our 50th Anniversary, the AIWCC Board decided this year’s gala should include a special fundraising event. Supporting the FAWCO Target Water Project seemed the...


    Region 9 held the first Regional Conference in Dubai at the Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel December 8 – 10, 2011. The Regional meeting was well attended by the five FAWCO clubs from the Region: AW of Amman, AWC Lebanon, AWA Doha, AW of the Eastern Province and AWA Dubai.  Attendees included FAWCO Reps, Club Presidents and club members from each...

    Since the conference we have been trying to keep the momentum going with small meetings and have had two so far. At both we had lots of questions and presented different aspects of FAWCO to those present.

    I have also adopted the practice of writing an article for our monthly Newsletter giving information about the FAWCO website and encouraging members...

    I received this wonderful message from Kara Fairchild, the new FAWCO Rep from the American Women's Club of Gothenburg, Sweden that I would like to share. Please send me your story to help us get to know each other.  Elizabeth Abbot, 2nd  VP-member clubs.

    My goal for this year is to both keep our members abreast on FAWCO news, but...


    News from Our Clubs showcases the varied activities of FAWCO's member clubs worldwide.

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