AAFSW’s Evacuee Support Network (ESN) assists evacuees from post to the Washington, DC, area as well as provides information and resources.
AAFSW BookStore is open Monday-Thursday from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Come visit us and pick up a good book!
AAFSW's Programs Committee presents virtual and in-person events for members and the greater Foreign Service community.
AAFSW's yearly merit-based scholarships are are open to members' families only.
Our annual award celebrates exemplary volunteers overseas. Other awards include the CCE-EFM.
AAFSW runs many campaigns throughout the year, from an annual membership drive to the Art & BookFair to nominating volunteers for the Secretary of State Awards (SOSA). Volunteer with us to share your unique talents with AAFSW!
Learn about AAFSW's History through our new interactive Timeline!
AAFW's annual Art and BookFair is ON! The fair will run from October 27-Nov. 5. Let us know if you can volunteer to help!
Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) is a membership-based and accredited 501(c)(3) association within the American Foreign Affairs Community, that has evolved to include Foreign Service and Civil Service employees, spouses, partners, members of household and retirees since our establishment in 1960. Since 2018, AAFSW has been a recognized Department of State Employee Organization. Learn More
AAFSW promotes the goals and serves the needs of our community through Advocacy, Outreach, Awards, Scholarships, Services and Networking Events.
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+ As part of an Una Chapman Cox Foundation project on American Diplomacy and the Foreign Service, AAFSW announces an opportunity for two interviewers to produce topic-focused oral histories. Learn more.
President Lara Center’s monthly letter to members. Learn More
Since its founding in 1960, AAFSW has placed a strong emphasis on community. Our organization and membership has evolved through the years, but our focus on community remains the same. Learn More
AAFSW’s sister sites include the Foreign Service Hub, EFM Business Database, and the Online Housing Office. Learn More