hands globe blog

Join us for a time of Conversation, Networking, Q&A and Youth international experiences stories by Ariel Sweet, Co-Founder of Aliah Sweet Fragile Hearts Foundation and Kris Grimes, Systems Specialists, Orbasis Solutions, Inc. This is a special event for youth, young adults (17- 39 years old), parents, youth advocates, and counselors. Keynote Guest, Heather Joy Johnson, Esq. U.S. …

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uganda grant blog

2017 Grant Program Summary AWIU awards grants focused on training and empowering women and girls throughout the globe. Each year individual grants are given to the U.S. Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage. AWIU grants enable these remarkable women to continue their work in their respective countries. AWIU also …

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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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