Chicago Chapter's next meeting is August 30th at Nookies Edgewater Restaurant.Please come to meet and hear Ms. Judith Jakaitis and Ms. Joan McEachern, both members, who went on the AWIU Delegation to the Balkan countries.
Chicago Chapter's next meeting is JULY 24th, and includes a tour of the Illinois Holocaust Museum. A lunch presentation will be held afterwards at a nearby restaurant.
Chicago Chicago Chapter's Meeting with Prof. Jessica Winegar as the speaker on the Role of Women in the 'Arab Spring' uprising in Cairo, Egypt went well. See their chapter page for the full report.
Chicago WorldChicago, in partnership with American Women for International Understanding - Chicago Chapter, will host a public forum entitled "STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics): the Status of Women in these Fields" from 8:30 to 9:30 am in the Chicago Cultural Center. Non World Chicago Registration $10
Virtual Chapter 2 Meeting noon PDT Subject: Brazil/Paraguay Delegation. Discussion Sao Paulo events and report on meeting the Secretary of State's International Woman of Courage from Brazil--Major OIlveira Azvedo at the AWIU Gala Celebration on March 6th.
AWIU Hosts the Secretary or States 2012 International Women of Courage.
Lexy Gore of WORLDCHICAGO to speak "How One Handshake At A Time is the essence of Citizen Diplomacy"
Baroness Elizabeth Conway Symons
Dr George Gouney
Meet Marcos Croce and Silvia Barretto. Learn about Brazil delegation to their Coffee Plantation, Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza. Interested? To attend go here
DEC 6 Washington Chapter Meeting in Arlington, VA
Shokhin Asadov, will speak on the general topic of “Islam”. Mr. Asadov had a long association with the American Embassy in Tajikistan. See more about the US Embassy in Tajikistan here. There will be an informal question and answer period. Visit the Washington Chapter Page for more information.
SEPT 16 Virtual Chapter 2 Meeting. 2012 Brazil/Paraguay Delegation study. Open to members and interested guests.
NOON PDT. See Chapter Page
Aug 30 Virtual Chapter 1 Meeting. Studying the Balkans for 2012 Delegation
8:00 PM EDT See Chapter Page
Dr Joan Starr new Washington DC Chapter Chair. Her bio
Martha Atherton, Chicago Member Awarded PhD for life time of service. Learn More
Southern California Regional Meeting at the Bowers Museum a great success. Go Here
Delegation to Paraguay and Brazil in October. Learn more
AWIU LAST WEEK
Anne Tonks, Immediate Past President files 2010 Annual Report. See it here
Middle East presentation by Dr. James Coyle. Go here
Christi Hegranes wins Jefferson Award. Northern California April Speaker. Learn More
Nooristan Foundation, AWIU Grant Partner, plans event at Indian Ambassador Residence June 3. Learn More
NEWS ABOUT AWIU FRIENDS
Patricia Alireza AWIU supporter and friend appears in O Magazine in April. For more info
MAY CHAPTER MEETINGS
VIRTUAL CHAPTER 2 May 11 (More info)
VIRTUAL CHAPTER 1 May 17 (More info)
AWIU April 22, 2011
Member Diane McGlinchey receives 67th District California State Assembly Woman of the Year Award. (link)
VIDEO 2011 U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE'S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN OF COURAGE AWARDS
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VIRTUAL CHAPTER 2 April 25th
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More on the October 2011 Delegation to Paraguay/Brazil
AWIU Last Week April 15, 2011
The Grossman Burn Foundation and the J William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Program. Learn more Here
Northern California Chapter begins blog.
Hears from Global Press Institute. Read more Here.
She helps ensure AWIU fiscal health. See herBIO
AWIU Last Week April 8, 2011
ANOTHER LIBYA UPDATE:
Views from Magda Sharkasi, Chicago Chapter Member and her husband Tawfik Sharkasi. Details in the left hand column.
Donna has served AWIU in many ways. Learn more here
VIRTUAL CHAPTER 2 BLOG
Paraguay/Brazil Delegation. Go Here
AWIU Last Week April 1, 2011
MARISELLA MORALES IBANEZ
Mexico International Women of Courage awardee takes on Mexico's top legal job. Learn More here
AWIU hosted at the Slovenian Embassy.
Left to right: Pat Patierno; Pauletta Walsh, AWIU Director; Roman Kirk, Ambassador of Slovenia; Jane Mursener Wetzl, AWIU President; William Wade, President, Sterling International
Read about Slovenian Connection
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA MEETS APRIL 9
Speaker Cristi Hegranes, Global Press Institute. Learn more here
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