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AWIU Vision, Mission and Values: A Fresh Take

As with anything that’s over half a century old (55 years, to be precise), there comes a time for a tune-up. This was the case with AWIU’s mission and vision statements, which were considerably older than the organization’s recently refreshed website. “Along with our website, we re-examined AWIU’s vision and …

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Primed for AWIU Storytelling

At AWIU, we’re rich in stories: about International Women of Courage, about the small grants we issue to non-profit organizations that benefit women and children around the world, about our own high-achieving and caring membership, about connections they’re making that are propelling us closer to our AWIU vision of “A …

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Creating a Valuable Resource for Refugees

Michaela Sabbag’s and Tamara Jaffe’s recent Passport project addresses critical challenges faced by many refugees in Los Angeles. Their pamphlet, “Housing and Job Opportunities for Refugees in Los Angeles,” recognizes the difficulties in integrating with the local community due to language barriers, lack of accessible resources, and the high cost …

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AWIU (21)

Thanks to a Los Angeles-based program called Project Talent Launch, AWIU was the beneficiary of three Temple City High School (in southern California) interns this summer. Lidia Tian worked with Betsy Richman to conduct research and interviews, and write articles for The Minute and this issue of Connections – see …

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2020 AWIU Grant Recipients

In 2020, AWIU awarded grants to over 10 organizations worldwide and the International Women of Courage 2020 U.S. Secretary Of State’s International Women of Courage Zarifa Ghafari, Afghanistan Lucy Kocharyan, Armenia Shahla Humbatova, Azerbaijan Ximena Galarza, Bolivia Claire Ouedraogo, Burkina Faso Sayragul Sauytbay, Kazakhstan Susanna Liew, Malaysia Amaya Coppens, Nicaragua …

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2019 AWIU Grant Recipients

In 2019, AWIU awarded grants to over 10 organizations worldwide and the International Women of Courage 2019 U.S. Secretary Of State’s International Women of Courage Razia Sultana, Bangladesh Naw K’nyawPaw, Burma Moumina Housssein Darar, Djibouti Magda Gobran Gorgy, Egypt Sister Orla Treacy, Ireland Olivera Lakic, Montenegro Marini de Livera, Sri …

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1991 2017 AWIU Grant Recipients

2017 ACTION FOR RURAL WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (ARWDF), UGANDA Mushroom Growing and Processing Trainings for Life Improvement (Grant Sent in January 2017) ACTION FOR WOMEN NETWORK (AWN), UGANDA – Coffee Processing Project. Addressing Climate Change ALPHA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE, UGANDA– Goat Farming Project for Women with HIV/Aids ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN …

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