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Foreign Affairs Day 2017

Foreign Affairs Day Friday, May 5, 2017 Department of State Foreign Affairs Day is celebrated every year on the first Friday in May. This year, on May 5, 2017, the Foreign Service Community got together in the Department of State to discuss the state of foreign affairs with other professionals and interact with the various […]

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Highlights of ASEAN

On Friday, May 26, 2017, at the Dean Acheson Auditorium in the Department of State, the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) hosted over four hundred guests for a unique and beautiful cultural program, coordinated by the AAFSW Program Chair, Sheila Switzer, and presented by the ASEAN Women’s Circle (AWC), a social organization […]

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AAFSW Presents a Special Musical Soiree

A Special Musical Soirée Saturday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. “A Trip around the World: This is the Country; This is its Song”: A musical arrangement of the most beloved songs from some of the most beautiful countries around the world, featuring Mrs. Debbi Miller (singing arrangement) and Mrs. Jennifer Heemstra (at the piano). DACOR […]

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AAFSW Supports Mobile Entrepreneurs: EFM Business Directory

With the current Federal hiring freeze, it’s more important than ever for AAFSW to support mobile entrepreneurship as an employment option for Foreign Service family members. If you offer a product or service (including freelance or nonprofit work), please list your enterprise at http://efmbusiness.aafsw.org/. Please also use the EFM Business Directory as a customer, to […]

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Volunteer for AAFSW’s 2017 Art & BookFair!

Who are these happy people? It’s (back row) Lucy, Joanna, June, (from left to right) Anne, Sarah, Barbara, Mette, Martine, and Sri. But someone is missing – YOU. Did you know it takes more than 100 volunteers to put on the Art & BookFair (A&BF)? Volunteers work from November to the following October in preparation […]

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Presentation by the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the U.S.

Presentation by H.E. Leonidas Pantelides, PhD, Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the USA Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Loy Henderson Auditorium, Department of State On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and its Program Chair Sheila Switzer, along with the AAFSW President Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, welcomed […]

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Joint Event Recap: AAFSW and DACOR

Joint Event: AAFSW and DACOR Dr. Hamdullah Mohib, Ambassador of the Republic of Afghanistan: “The Challenges Facing Afghanistan Security in 2017” Friday, April 7, 2017 — Lunch and Presentation The AAFSW luncheon on April 7 was held jointly with and in the elegant, historic Dacor-Bacon House, once occupied by Chief Justice John Marshall, who dramatically […]

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A Mother’s Day Celebration

Join AAFSW/Foreign Born Spouses for a Mother’s Day Celebration Wednesday, May 10th at 11:30 a.m. Washington, DC The AAFSW/Foreign Born Spouses cordially invite you to a Mother’s Day celebration on Tuesday, May 10 at 11:30 a.m. at the residence of one of our members in Washington, DC. Join us and have fun! Bring your favorite […]

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