Microfinance, housing and job opportunities for refugees in Los Angeles, and the Peace Corps were among the topics explored by 13 AWIU Passports in the first cohort of the revamped Passport to the Future program. Jackie Sabbag and Kylin Gao’s research project, “Financial Success through Savings Groups and Loans,” explored …

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2023 Passports to the Future Take a Swing at Big Project

2023 Passports to the Future Take a Swing at Big Project Meet the 13 young women making up the first cohort of AWIU’s recently refreshed Passport to the Future program. From January to June, 2023, they researched, interviewed, studied, and spoke with International Women of Courage, AWIU grantees and members …

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  AWIU’s 22 Passports bring fresh perspectives, new and evolving skills, and an eagerness to learn about the world to AWIU, and that’s why we love them! The Passport Committee, with coordinators Barbara Rubio and Ann Diederich, are launching a new initiative on Saturday, January 15, 2022, the monthly, virtual …

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Destined for Diplomacy   By Betsy Richman | December 19, 2021                 Britt Robinson, 28, was destined for a career in diplomacy. “As a child, I was obsessed with the Disney movie, ‘Mulan,’ so when I was 12, my mother signed me up for …

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From Passport to Reporter

Information, information, information…it’s what we all crave. To create more communication currents across this vast country of ours, and to add to the ongoing connections with our grantees and International Women of Courage all over the world, the Communications Committee kicked off a new program for Passports in October:  Become …

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