The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) was established in 1960 and is the oldest non-governmental organization supporting the American diplomatic community.
The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) was established in 1960 and is the oldest non-governmental organization supporting the American diplomatic community. AAFSW is a primary advocate and support network for family members of Foreign Service employees. AAFSW advocacy was responsible for the creation of the Family Liaison Office, Overseas Briefing Center, and the Foreign Service Youth Foundation. More about us.
2018 AAFSW Awards Ceremony ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] On Thursday, November 15, 2018, AAFSW held its 28th annual AAFSW awards program, which was presided over by AAFSW President, Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen, at the Benjamin Franklin Reception Room in the Department of State. The ceremony highlighted the exceptional volunteer work of seven remarkable […]
Meet the 2018 AAFSW SOSA Winners! 2018 SOSA Winners, Photo Courtesy of AAFSW President, Dr. Joanna Athanasopoulos Owen. Dr. Abigail Hankin-Wei training the first class of Emergency Medicine Specialized Physicians in Mozambique. 2018 SOSA Winner for Bureau of African Affairs, Dr. Abigail Hankin-Wei: Dr. Abigail Hankin-Wei s a Foreign Service spouse and an […]
To launch the Thanksgiving holiday, AAFSW members braved a cold and windy morning on Tuesday, November 20th to reach the Folger Shakespeare Library, the opulent Elizabethan monument and its neoclassical white marble exterior, built in harmony with the Library of Congress, the Capitol, and the Supreme Court. The chief architect for the Folger Shakespeare Library […]