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Congratulations to the AAFSW Scholarship Recipients!

AAFSW is pleased to announce the winners of our 2014 Merit Scholarships. The AAFSW High School/Gap Year Merit Scholarship ($2,000) was awarded to Alexander Robinson, son of Katherine and Brian Robinson. Alexander Robinson spent his 9th and 10th grade years in Pretoria, South Africa, before moving to Nairobi, Kenya, where he graduated from the International School […]

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Mark Your Calendars for the FSYF Welcome-Back Picnic

On Sunday, September 15 at Nottaway Park in Vienna, VA, the Foreign Service Youth Foundation (FSYF) will hold a picnic honoring Foreign Service families who are returning from overseas. It’s a great chance to make new friends, connect with old friends, and welcome home your colleagues. All U.S. Foreign Service families are welcome. Registration will […]

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Harvesting Stones: Domestic Violence and Americans Overseas

In 1999 Paula Lucas escaped from a fourteen-year marriage to a violently abusive husband in the Middle East to return to the United States with her three young sons. After living in women’s shelters she was finally granted a divorce and custody of her children. Determined to help other women in similar situations she founded […]

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New Award for Champions of Career Enhancement for Eligible Family Members

AAFSW is now accepting nominations for the “Champions of Career Enhancement for Eligible Family Members” (CCE-EFM) Award. This award will be conferred alongside the annual Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA) and DACOR’s Eleanor Dodson Tragen Award at the AAFSW Awards Ceremony on November 12, 2014. The CCE-EFM Award has been developed […]

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