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.
Dear fellow AAFSW Volunteers and Members, I would like to wish all your families and you happy holidays and a very happy and prosperous New Year! With all our membership’s help and support, 2018 was a very successful year for AAFSW: In February, AAFSW was recognized as an Employee Organization of the Department of State. […]
Authors and EFMs Katie Mastin and Julianne Price recently published The Adventurer’s Club, a book specifically geared toward “chronic movers” like families in the Foreign Service community. As mothers of small children, they found that the existing literature about moving lacked a focus on the exciting parts of moving and with their new book they […]
On December 7 AAFSW members, spouses, and friends enjoyed a festive evening celebrating the holiday season. The holiday tree, red and green décor, and strands of colorful lights got everyone in a holiday mood, and the Brazilian music playing in the background added to the party atmosphere. After […]
Please note, if the federal government shutdown continues, this program will have to be postponed to Monday, February 11. The Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) cordially invites you to a very interesting and informative panel discussion on “The Political, Economic and Security Challenges facing Africa Today.” It will take place on Tuesday, […]