50 book blog

The exciting and courageous stories about AWIU’s twenty-first century delegations to such destinations as China, Russia, Libya, Cuba, Myanmar, Ethiopia, and Saudi Arabia (shortly after 9/11) were compiled by Chicago members Paula Cofresi-Silverstein, Janice Colom, and Sue Devick (editor) in honor of our 50th Anniversary. The initial printing sold out …

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Anita DeFrantz blog

The American Women for International Understanding is honored to announce that the 2017 Internationalism Award recipient is Anita DeFrantz, an Olympian and member of the International Olympic Committee who is an advocate for equality and opportunity for women through sports, both in the United States and across the globe. The AWIU …

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HVWA grant blog

AWIU Provides A Grant To HVWA To Help Create Self Employment To Underprivileged Women Through Tailoring Program Through AWIU’s grant, HVWA identified disadvantaged women and girls in Amalapuram, and its surrounding villages of East Godavari district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India and surveyed in these villages to create …

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ope in life blog

AWIU Grant Report From Shuru Calcutta, A Sister Organization Of Hope In Life Foundation and Flight To Harmony Foundation Purpose of project: Empowerment of women and children inside correctional homes via art therapy because everyone deserves a second chance! Typically all day Art Workshops not only enable inmates to release …

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