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AWIU ANNOUNCES DELOITTE AS 2021 INTERNATIONALISM AWARD HONOREE American Women for International Understanding is proud to announce that the 2021 Internationalism Award recipient is Deloitte, provider of industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands. Deloitte is being honored for its transformational work …

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Meet AWIU grantee The Prince & Princess Academy in Tamale, Ghana. AWIU provided a $3000 grant in late 2019 to help build restrooms for this new school for underserved children. Take a look at the amazing work!

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One of AWIU’s grantees, Modern Model Residential School, has done an incredible job reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Modern Model Residential School is in rural Nepal and focuses on educating orphans and underprivileged children. Founder Prakash Bista reopened the school this year with a focus on safety: the classrooms have …

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AWIU wishes to congratulate Mellody Hobson, the 2017 Honorary Chair of AWIU’s International Women of Courage Celebration, on being named Chair of the Board of Directors for Starbucks. Ms. Hobson is the co-CEO of Ariel Investments and a director at JP Morgan. Last month, Princeton University, her alma mater, announced …

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Martha A. Atherton Our Marty Atherton A Special Person Remembered & A Beautiful Life Honored July 4, 1928 – October 11, 2020 AWIU Member for Over 3 Decades Martha Atherton’s own life story, one of joys and sorrows and vast, enriching experiences made her an excellent Ambassador for women’s rights and human rights for …

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The 2019 International Women of Courage Celebration “Each one of you is a hero. Give it time to think how you can get this hero out to serve the world,” Magda Gobran Gorgy, the founder of a non-governmental organization in Egypt that serves the most impoverished urban slums and rural …

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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 …

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American Women for International Understanding (AWIU) proudly announces the selection of Hon. Ertharin Cousin, Global Food and Agriculture Expert as the 2019 recipient of the prestigious AWIU Internationalism Award. Former Ambassador Ertharin Cousin is a Distinguished Fellow of Global Agriculture at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Also, Hon. Cousin …

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