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bernice behrens award blog

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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ertharin cousin blog

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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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 …

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diane mitchell henry blog

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 …

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folk art festival blog

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 …

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marsha niazmand blog

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. …

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