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2019 Bernice Behrens Founder’s Award Recipients Announced

The 2019 Bernice Behrens Founder’s Award committee is happy to announce Ms. Diane Mitchell Henry and Ms. Robin Winter Odem as the recipients of 2019 Bernice Behrens Founder’s Award.  Our committee has chosen Ms. Diane Mitchell Henry and Ms. Robin Winter Odem for their extraordinary efforts to implement the mission of the organization. Both have […]

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Norah O’Donnell of CBS News to be Honorary Chair of International Women of Courage Celebration 2019

American Women for International Understanding is pleased to announce that our Honorary Chair for the International Women of Courage Celebration 2019 is Norah O’Donnell, an award-winning journalist and advocate for women. Ms. O’Donnell will join a list of other distinguished women on the Honorary Committee offering their support to AWIU’s Celebration in the spring of […]

Young Women Rising

For the past few years the American Women for International Understanding (AWIU) and the U.S. Department of State have jointly held what is known as Career Opportunities in International Relations (COIR) at the State Department in Washington, D.C. This past week AWIU and the DOS held the event in the Harry S. Truman Building with […]

AWIU Member and Volunteer Spotlight

Member Spotlight MEET Diane Mitchell Henry Los Angeles County Chapter Chair COIR Program Chair Tell us a bit about your professional/career background: I have a marketing and sales background and have served in several social services and real estate positions. I’m a licensed California Realtor of 32 years.   Currently, most of my time is spent […]

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AWIU Board Meeting 2018

Inviting AWIU Members To AWIU Board Meeting on July 13 at 9AM, Hotel Santa Fe Attend The AWIU Board Meeting As Well As Enjoy The 15th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival Celebrates 15 Years Featuring more than 150 Master Artists from More than 50 Countries and […]

We Need to Tell Our Stories: The 2018 International Women of Courage Celebration

“Together, we need to speak up,” Roya Sadat, a filmmaker, founder of the Afghanistan International Women’s Film Festival and 2018 Secretary of State’s International Woman of Courage Awardee, told the capacity crowd at the 11th International Women of Courage Celebration at the Jonathan Club in downtown Los Angeles. The Celebration was hosted by the American […]

AWIU Announces Diplomatic Courier’s Ana Rold as 2018 Internationalism Award Honoree

The American Women for International Understanding is honored to announce that the 2018 Internationalism Award recipient is Ana C. Rold, the founder and publisher of Diplomatic Courier, a global affairs media network. Ms. Rold is also an advocate for women’s global issues and a mentor to women leaders at home and abroad.The AWIU Internationalism Award is […]

Bernice Behrens Founder’s Award to AWIU Grant Program Chair

AWIU is pleased to announce that the Bernice Behrens Founder’s Award will be presented to Marsha Niazmand at the 2018 International Women in Courage Celebration in Los Angeles. Created in 2003, this award is given to an AWIU member, who through extraordinary efforts, has furthered the mission of the organization. Marsha Niazmand is being honored […]